Jason Murphey

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Jason Murphey represents South Logan County, North Edmond, Deer Creek and Guthrie.

Murphey is a leader in the effort to reduce the size of state government. Because he refuses gifts and campaign contributions from lobbyists and groups that hire lobbyists he agressivly leads this effort without being constrained by the demands of the special interests.

Each week, since his first session in 2007, Murphey has published an email update regarding occurrences in the Legislature. This email contains surveys about bills before the Legislature allowing Murphey to take into account for your opinion prior to his vote. You may subscribe to the email on this site.

In The News


Oklahoma legislator wants lawmakers off lobbyist welfare

By: Jason Murphey | Sunday, October 9th, 2016 09:03:22 AM |

OKLAHOMA CITY - A state legislator said he will propose legislation prohibiting lobbyists from giving gifts and providing meals to lawmakers. “It’s time for lawmakers to pick up their own meal... . . . . Read More ->

Murphey Present for 100 Percent of Votes in 2016

By: Jason Murphey | Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 09:08:44 PM |

OKLAHOMA CITY – State Representative Jason Murphey, R-Guthrie, made sure that he was representing House District 31 citizens by being present to vote in 867 out of 867 roll call votes during the... . . . . Read More ->

State seeing benefits from IT consolidation

By: Oklahoman | Sunday, September 11th, 2016 07:44:01 PM |

Jason Murphey, R-Guthrie, who is chairman of the House State Government Operations Committee and has long championed IT modernization. The pace of change in government is slow. Serious efforts to... . . . . Read More ->

Rep. Murphey's Latest Blog Posts


The Tsunami Effect of Bad Budgeting

By: Jason Murphey | Sunday, October 16th, 2016 09:50:16 PM |

Earlier this year I wrote about one of the major factors which led state government's recent "day of fiscal reckoning." I described the decades of financial malfeasance by state officials such as... . . . . Read More ->

Giving Away Absolute Power - For One Year

By: Jason Murphey | Sunday, October 9th, 2016 09:24:37 PM |

Many taxpayers believe the Legislature operates as described in American Government class. They learn that a bill becomes law after first being approved in a committee, then by votes in the House and... . . . . Read More ->

Progress Report: Getting Lawmakers off of Welfare

By: Jason Murphey | Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 10:20:12 PM |

Those who visit the capitol at lunch or dinner time are likely to notice the dependency/entitlement mindset of some of its occupants. The careful observer may overhear the efforts of lawmakers to... . . . . Read More ->