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Oklahoma Approves Bill Of Rights Plaza Design

Nov 4, 2018 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

Based on the recommendation of the sub-committee chaired by Architect of the Capitol Duane Mass, the Oklahoma Capitol ...

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Oklahoma CPC To Review Schematic Design Proposals

Aug 17, 2018 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

Holly Kincannon of Kincannon Studios presented two schematic design options for the Bill of Rights Monument to the Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission at their August 16th meeting. Several members of the Oklahoma Monument Committee were also in attendance, along with MyBillofRights.org Executive Director Chris Bliss. After the presentations, the Commission voted unanimously to form a ...

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Kincannon Studios Commissioned For Oklahoma Design

Apr 4, 2018 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

The Oklahoma Monument Committee, under the leadership of former State representative Gary Banz, has commissioned Kincannon Studios of Austin, Texas to deliver two complete schematic design proposals for the site across from the east entrance to the Oklahoma Capitol which was approved by the Capitol Preservation Commission in late 2017. The proposals are expected to ...

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Oklahoma Monument Fund Announced, First Target Set

Sep 18, 2017 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

Gary Banz of the Oklahoma Monument Committee, accompanied by MyBillofRights.org Executive Director Chris Bliss, announced the committee's first fundraising target today during a news conference held at the monument's site on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol.                                The project's preliminary budget is $850,000, and will be our largest installation to date. Our first fundraising target is ...

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Oklahoma Approves Prime Site At Capitol

Apr 28, 2017 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

The Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission has approved a prime location just across from the East entrance to the Capitol as the future site of the Bill of Rights Monument at the Oklahoma Capitol. The site was first suggested by State Capitol Restoration Project Manager Trait Thompson, and subsequently won the support of Dan Ross, Capitol Assets ...

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Governor Fallin Signs Bill of Rights Monument Authorization

Apr 14, 2016 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has signed SB 14, the bill authorizing placement of a privately-funded monument of the Bill of Rights on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol. The legislation was modeled after MyBillofRights.org's Arizona and Texas authorizations, and was co-sponsored by Senators Anderson (R-Enid) and Sparks (D-Norman) in the Senate and Majority Whip Gary ...

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Oklahoma House Passes Bill Of Rights Monument Authorization

Apr 7, 2016 Comments Off on Oklahoma House Passes Bill Of Rights Monument Authorization Chris Bliss

The Oklahoma House today unanimously passed SB 14, MyBillofRights.org's initiative to authorize a privately-funded monument of the Bill of Rights on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol. Our special thanks and appreciation for the leadership of Rep. Gary Banz (R-District 101), who has been a supporter of the monument proposal from when it was first ...

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Oklahoma Senate Bill 14 passes 46-0

Feb 16, 2016 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

SB 14, which authorizes a privately funded monument of the Bill of Rights at the Oklahoma Capitol, has unanimously passed the Oklahoma Senate. The vote of 46-0. Co-sponsored by Senator Patrick Anderson (R-Enid) and Senator John Sparks (D-Norman), SB 14 is the first bill to pass the Oklahoma Senate in the 2016 session. It now ...

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Making News On Bill of Rights Day

Dec 18, 2015 Comments Off on Making News On Bill of Rights Day Chris Bliss

Coverage of the Bill of Rights Day news conference at the Oklahoma Capitol, where State Senators Patrick Anderson (R-Enid) and John Sparks (D-Norman) announced their bipartisan sponsorship for a resolution authorizing a Bill of Rights Monument at the Capitol.

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New Oklahoma Resolution Announced

Dec 16, 2015 Comments Off on New Oklahoma Resolution Announced Chris Bliss

As a result of our outreach, State Senators Patrick Anderson (R-Enid) and John Sparks (D-Norman) announced they will co-sponsor SB14, a resolution authorizing a privately funded monument of the Bill of Rights at the Oklahoma Capitol, which they will introduce at the beginning of the 2016 legislative session. The announcement and followup news conference with both ...

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