Mullin, Faught to face off on Aug. 28
Obama urges immediate access to Ukraine crash site
President Barack Obama sternly called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to compel Kremlin-backed separatists to stop hampering the probe at the Ukraine site of a downed passenger jet and allow international investigators unfettered access.
Perry: Texas plans to send 1,000 guardsmen to border
Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border, a local lawmaker confirmed Monday.
House passes tax breaks to boost charitable giving
The House passed a package of tax breaks Thursday designed to boost charitable donations by seniors, private foundations and procrastinators.
One provision provides tax breaks to people over 70 who make donations from their individual retirement accounts. Another reduces excise taxes on private charitable foundations.
Rep. Mullin visits Afghan troops over Memorial Day weekend
Congressman Markwayne Mullin (Ok-2) joined a bipartisan congressional delegation that visited troops in Afghanistan over Memorial Day weekend.
Jason Carini to run for Rogers County Treasurer
Local business owner and longtime Rogers County resident Jason Carini has announced his candidacy for Rogers County Treasurer.
Mullin refutes ethics inquiry
An anonymous complaint about Congressman Markwayne Mullin’s involvement in his business has prompted a House Ethics Committee inquiry.
Burrows seeks Dist. 3 Commissioner seat
Ron Burrows, general manager for the Claremore Expo Center, announced that he is seeking the position of District 3 Rogers County Commissioner.
Meredith Frailey seeking District 15 Cherokee Nation council seat
Meredith Frailey, Cherokee Nation Tribal councilor for District 6, has announced she will seek the District 15 seat.
Take the money and run for office
Campaign finance reports for Rogers County District 2 Commissioner Mike Helm and Rogers County County Clerk-elect Robin Anderson show that vendors made multiple contributions to their 2012 campaigns.
Republicans dash to the runoff
Rogers County Republicans have a choice for District 2 Congressman — Markwayne Mullin or George Faught.
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