Commentary

Mullin It Over: Even One Overdose Is Too Many

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Editor’s Note: The Madill Record received the below column from Congressman Mullin on the morning we went to press with last week’s issue. Although the column does reference President Donald

Medicaid won’t reduce inflated hospital bills

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Most of us have heard of someone who received a wildly implausible bill from a hospital. Among the examples compiled by the website, thehealthy.com, were hospitals that charged $15 per

Real Decisions and Moderation

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Our lives are the summation of our decisions. We can decide to go forward. We can decide to stay the same. We can decide to make critical decisions that can

Bill of Rights Plaza project at State Capitol

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Are portions of our nation’s history flawed? Absolutely! Are there challenges for each new generation? Certainly! However, our Constitution provides a governing structure that makes it possible to address those

Constitution Day commemorates U.S. Constitution

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Although many people are unaware of it, we have an important holiday next week. Constitution Day will fall on September 17 and commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S.

Mullin It Over: With health care one size does not fit all

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When former President Obama and Speaker Nancy Pelosi were selling Obamacare to the American people, they promised that “if you like your healthcare plan, you can keep your healthcare plan.”

Restoring the Earned Income Tax Credit is necessary and overdue

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When the Legislature ended Oklahoma’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) refundability in 2016, they reduced an essential tax benefit forover 200,000 Oklahoma families. Prior to that change, if the amount

SUPPORT MPS BOND ON SEPT. 10

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In 2002, Madill Public Schools had a total student count of 1,493 students enrolled in pre-k through 12th   grade. Just 15 years later, in 2017, a growth of 334