Supreme Court of the United States http://kgou.org en Oklahoma Congressmen Praise Hobby Lobby Ruling http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-congressmen-praise-hobby-lobby-ruling <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Members of&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma's</font>&nbsp;Republican congressional delegation are praising the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in a case involving&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;City-based Hobby Lobby.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:33:42 +0000 Associated Press 32390 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Congressmen Praise Hobby Lobby Ruling Supreme Court Strikes Down Overall Limits On Political Contributions http://kgou.org/post/supreme-court-strikes-down-overall-limits-political-contributions The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down an overall cap on the amount that large campaign donors can give to parties and candidates in a two-year election cycle.<p>In a 5-4 decision split between <a href="http://www.supremecourt.gov/about/biographies.aspx">conservatives and liberals on the high court</a>, the court said the limits were a violation of the First Amendment.<p>However, the ruling affects only aggregate donations on the total amount that a contributor can hand out to multiple candidates and political action committees, which is currently set at $123,200. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:40:40 +0000 Scott Neuman 26446 at http://kgou.org Supreme Court Strikes Down Overall Limits On Political Contributions Lawmakers Question Governors’ Deal To Let Texas Pump Water From Oklahoma http://kgou.org/post/lawmakers-question-governors-deal-let-texas-pump-water-oklahoma <p></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:19:00 +0000 Logan Layden 23126 at http://kgou.org Lawmakers Question Governors’ Deal To Let Texas Pump Water From Oklahoma Appeals Judges To Hear Oklahoma, Utah Gay Marriage Cases http://kgou.org/post/appeals-judges-hear-oklahoma-utah-gay-marriage-cases <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Appeals of same-sex marriage rulings from Oklahoma and Utah&nbsp;will be heard by the same panel of federal judges.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">The Denver-based <a href="http://www.ca10.uscourts.gov/index.php">10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals</a> issued an order Tuesday saying the briefing and hearings will remain separate in the two cases.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:29:00 +0000 Associated Press 22141 at http://kgou.org Appeals Judges To Hear Oklahoma, Utah Gay Marriage Cases Texas’ Application For Oklahoma Water Still Active Despite Supreme Court Ruling http://kgou.org/post/texas-application-oklahoma-water-still-active-despite-supreme-court-ruling <p></p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 14:19:17 +0000 Joe Wertz 15956 at http://kgou.org Texas’ Application For Oklahoma Water Still Active Despite Supreme Court Ruling Why The Greenhouse Gas Argument SCOTUS Will Hear Matters to Oklahoma http://kgou.org/post/why-greenhouse-gas-argument-scotus-will-hear-matters-oklahoma <p></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:41:32 +0000 Joe Wertz 15575 at http://kgou.org Why The Greenhouse Gas Argument SCOTUS Will Hear Matters to Oklahoma Oklahoma Gay Marriage Supporters Praise SCOTUS Ruling http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-gay-marriage-supporters-praise-scotus-ruling <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Supporters of gay marriage in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;are praising a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 20:32:04 +0000 Associated Press & Brian Hardzinski 8548 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Gay Marriage Supporters Praise SCOTUS Ruling Supreme Court Sides With Ethanol Over Oil http://kgou.org/post/supreme-court-sides-ethanol-over-oil <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 24px; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; ">It’s a&nbsp;<a href="http://www.buzzfeed.com/chrisgeidner/in-all-four-big-cases-supreme-courts-decision-could-be-not-t" style="color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold; " target="_blank" title="Buzzfeed Link">big week</a>&nbsp;for the U.S. Supreme Court, with decisions coming on gay marriage, affirmative action, and voting rights. But renewable energy advocates have already notched a victory today.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 24px; ">The federal Environmental Protection Agency approved the use of fuel containing up to 15% ethanol in 2010, and today, the court decided not to hear a challenge to that decision.</span></p><p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 14:47:21 +0000 Logan Layden 8487 at http://kgou.org Supreme Court Sides With Ethanol Over Oil High Court Strikes Ariz. Voting Law Requiring Proof Of Citizenship http://kgou.org/post/high-court-strikes-ariz-voting-law-requiring-proof-citizenship The Supreme Court is looking to make the final stretch of the 2012 term a dramatic one: While the justices knocked out five opinions today, none of them were the major ones we've been looking forward to. As we've told you before, we're waiting for:<p><blockquote><p>— <em>Fisher v. University of Texas</em>, <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/10/10/162567137/justices-return-to-affirmative-action-in-higher-ed" target="_blank">a key test of affirmative action in higher education</a>.<p>— <em>Shelby County v. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:23:00 +0000 editor 7999 at http://kgou.org High Court Strikes Ariz. Voting Law Requiring Proof Of Citizenship