Echols' commitment to give the members time to review the proposals before a vote, is a refreshing commitment to transparency. Under Rep. Leslie Osborn's direction of the budget process, there was unprecedented cloaking and manipulation. She was removed from the position of Budget Committee Chair during the summer.
Sooner Politics is archiving the Echols notes at https://echolsnotes.blogspot.com/. They come from his personal Facebook entries.
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David Van Risseghem is the Director of Sooner Politics.org. The resource is committed to informing & mobilizing conservative Oklahomans for civic reform. This endeavor seeks to utilize the efforts of all cooperative facets of the Conservative movement...