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Hot Topic Lunch: State Question 790

The League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa presents another Hot Topic Lunch from 11:30 to 1:00 on Tuesday, October 11 in the Learning and Creativity Room of the newly reopened Tulsa Central Library.  The topic of this luncheon will be State Question 790, sometimes referred to as the Ten Commandments question.  The speakers will be Michael Bates in favor of SQ 790 and James Huff in opposition.  Box lunches prepared by Women in Recovery may be pre-ordered or attendees may bring their own lunch.  There are three options for lunch; each will be $9.50.  Orders must be placed by October 4. 


October 2016 Unit Meetings

Breakfast Unit Meeting: Tuesday, October 25th at 7am at the New Atlas Grill, downtown Tulsa.

Midtown Unit Meeting: *Hot Topic Lunch will take place of this meeting. Tuesday, October 11th at 11:30am at Tulsa Central Library. Register here to attend.

N. Tulsa Unit Meeting: Monday, October 24th at 12pm at Rudisill Library.


September 2016 Unit Meetings

Breakfast Unit Meeting: The Breakfast Unit will be meeting on Tuesday, September 27th at 7 am at the New Atlas Grill- 415 S. Boston Ave.


Midtown Unit Meeting: The Midtown Unit meeting will be replaced with the Hot Topic Lunch this month. You may find more information about this event here.


N. Tulsa Unit Meeting: The North Tulsa Unit will not be meeting this month.


Hot Topic Lunch: State Question 779

The League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa will be holding a Hot Topic Lunch on September 20 in a private room at Baxter’s Interurban Grill. The topic of the luncheon will be State Question 779.  In voting on this issue, voters will choose whether to implement a one percent sales tax to fund teacher pay raises and other educational causes. Dr. Phyllis Hudecki, formerly Oklahoma’s Secretary of Education, will speak in favor of the question; Mayor Dewey Bartlett who is also on the Board of the Oklahoma Municipal League will speak against.

The speakers will begin shortly after 12:00.  Those attending are encouraged to arrive in time to order food before the event begins.


When: Tuesday, September 20th at 11:30am

Where: Baxter’s Interurban Grill | 717 S. Houston Ave. Tulsa, OK 74127


Education Bond Policy Update

The LWVMT Education Bond Study Committee hosted a consensus meeting on Saturday, August 20th.  The committee is grateful for those members who were present and we offer a special note of thanks to Mr. Cody Way, CFO of Jenks Public Schools, for joining us.

We can report it was a lively dialogue and all present left the meeting feeling more thoroughly informed about school district bond proposals. Membership present reached consensus on moving forward with a recommendation to the full board to adopt positions that will allow the LWVMT to endorse or oppose school bond measures put forth to voters in the future.