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OK Congressional Delegation Questions Justice Department's Threat to Cut Federal Funding

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

'English only' risk assessed: A delegation questions a Justice Department letter's linking of federal funds to a state vote
WASHINGTON — Oklahoma's congressional delegation, challenging an effort to threaten the state pre-emptively, asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday to identify federal funds at risk if voters approve a proposed "English-only'' constitutional amendment next year. Available at, http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?subjectid=16&articleid=20090729_16_A1_WASHIN975900

 

Delegation Questions Justice Department's Threat to Cut Federal Funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the Oklahoma Congressional Delegation today sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder seeking justification and clarification for a letter the Department of Justice (DOJ) sent to Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson threatening Oklahoma with a loss of federal funding if the state passed a constitutional amendment making English the official language of the state. Available at, http://www.bixbybulletin.com/articles/2009/07/28/opinion/doc4a6f6e97c9d7f660139427.txt

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