Leslie Osborn http://kgou.org en House Leaders Link Pension Overhaul To Pay http://kgou.org/post/house-leaders-link-pension-overhaul-pay <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">A state lawmaker says members of the&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;House are urging the Senate and Gov. Mary Fallin to commit funding targeted pay increases before signing off on a pension overhaul bill.</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:33:26 +0000 Associated Press 24379 at http://kgou.org House Leaders Link Pension Overhaul To Pay Workers' Comp Bill Described as "Trojan Horse," "Lipstick on a Pig" http://kgou.org/post/workers-comp-bill-described-trojan-horse-lipstick-pig <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The House Judiciary Committee this week approved <a href="http://www.oklegislature.gov/BillInfo.aspx?Bill=SB1062" target="_blank">workers' compensation legislation</a> by Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman (R-Sapulpa), but didn’t get in any hurry about it.</span></p><p class="News"><o:p></o:p></p><p class="News">The novel-length bill that would move the decision on how to compensate injured workers from a court-based system to an administrative one is another step closer to being law. The hearing on the bill was delayed by two weeks while the House made changes to fix some problems in the plan.<o:p></o:p></p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 12:17:00 +0000 Kurt Gwartney 3752 at http://kgou.org Workers' Comp Bill Described as "Trojan Horse," "Lipstick on a Pig"