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Health Care Upheld... What It Means for You

The portion of the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. ObmamaCare) that was most vocally challenged in and out of court and ultimately upheld by the Supreme Court is the individual mandate, which requires all Americans to have basic health insurance. Below is a synopsis of the individual mandate adapted from http://www.healthcare.gov/.

Supreme Court Decides on Health Care

It's been just minutes since the U.S. Supreme Court issued their long awaited ruling on the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. ObamaCare. The decision... it's constitutional. The SCOTUSblog offers the following synopsis of the decision... 

Unofficial Primary Results

The unofficial results from Tuesday's primary are posted. A few reclaimed their seats, we will see a few runoffs on August 28, and there was a rather noted upset... incumbent Rep. John Sullivan lost in the Republican primary to challenger Jim Bridenstine.

For a list of Tulsa County Primary results visit the 2012 Election Guide on the Tulsa City-County Library's website or the Tulsa County Election Board.

primary tuesday, so early voting starts tomorrow

It's true, Tuesday June 26 is primary day in Oklahoma, meaning early voting will available at the Tulsa County Election Board (555 N. Denver Ave.) on Friday June 22 (8a-6p), Saturday June 23 (8a-1p), and Monday June 25 (8a-6p). Polls will be open 7a-7p on June 26.

Republicans will be deciding or choosing candidates for several races in this primary. The only democratic primary is State Senate District 11. However, all City of Tulsa voters will be deciding a proposition to amend the City Charter for local primary elections and candidate filings to coincide with state elections.

interim trash service for tulsa residents

Tulsa's new trash service doesn't actually begin until October 1 and the current contact ends on June 30; in the interim, Tulsa residents will still need to have their garbage collected.

Beginning July 2, all Tulsa residents will have once per week trash pick up with a suspension of recycling pickup. Access a zone map designating pick up days here: http://bit.ly/M0wRNL

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