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Sen. Murdock talks about drug free school zones


Marione Martin

Sen. Casey Murdock discusses current legislative issues at the Alva Chamber Community Coffee.

During the Alva Community Coffee and legislative update held Feb. 21, Sen. Casey Murdock spoke about his bill to put back the 1,000-foot drug-free zone around schools, making violation a felony. He said he authored this bill at the request of the district attorney in Guymon who called him after a school incident. Murdock said the bill does not include marijuana, just hard drugs such as cocaine, heroin and fentanyl.

Having attended the Board of Equalization meeting Feb. 18, Murdock discussed the outlook for the state budget. Last year there was talk of a $300 million carryover. That dropped...

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