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Mike Turner

Historic win for school choice in Oklahoma

Mike Turner  Secretary of Education Arne Duncan can threaten us all he wants; we’re finished with Common Core in Oklahoma. Last week Governor Mary Fallin made it official, signing into law legislation repealing the law’s impact on our state’s education standards. As a state representative, I was proud to have voted to stop Common Core.

Wrong-Headed EPA Regulations Cannot Be Allowed to Stand

Mike Turner  The bureaucratic hammer of the Obama administration has struck again with this week’s new EPA regulations. They require coal-powered plants to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent from their 2005 levels by the year 2030. Even The New York Times conceded such a step is “unprecedented” in the annals of our regulatory history