Brianna Bailey grew up in Idaho. Oklahoma is her adopted home. Bailey has covered issues ranging from Oklahoma's strained child welfare system to the slow decline of Oklahoma's rural hospitals. She has walked all the way across Oklahoma City twice, once north-to south via Western Avenue and once via the old U.S. Route 66. Her hobbies are baking and crashing meetings she isn't invited to attend. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from The University of Oklahoma.
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Wearing frowns and protest signs around their necks, thousands of teachers from across the state paid their state lawmakers a visit on Monday, sometimes waiting in long lines for just a few minutes of sometimes tense meetings.
As the state struggled with ways to fill a budget hole last year, the oil and gas industry urged Gov. Mary Fallin to keep a gross production tax increase off the legislative agenda, according to emails obtained by The Frontier.
When crude oil prices crashed between 2014 and 2016, many Oklahoma energy companies booked sizable losses that can be used to reduce or completely eliminate state income tax liability for up to 20 years.
Lamb’s no-tax increase campaign has played well with business leaders, and he’s has received ample support from the energy industry including political action committees backed by some of the state’s largest oil and gas companies.
Washington County District Judge Curtis DeLapp said the woman was combative during a court hearing for her boyfriend and continued to be disruptive outside the courtroom, and even after he told her to leave the courthouse.