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eGovernment refers to the government's use of web-based technologies, Internet communications and, in many cases, interconnected applications to facilitate communications and enhance the access to and delivery of government information and services to citizens, businesses, employees and other governments.

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The Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation operates the State Capitol Welcome Center in the first floor rotunda at the Capitol. Free tours of the Capitol building are conducted Monday-Friday, on the hour between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. It is always best to schedule in advance by calling 1-800-652-6552. Many Oklahoma school and other groups might want to coordinate their itinerary with their local legislators. The Welcome Center also has a brochure for self-guided tours. House of Representatives, Oklahoma - OHR

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If the internet or mail order company does not collect the Oklahoma tax then the Oklahoma resident is responsible for remitting the tax. Tax Commission, Oklahoma - OTC

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Only members of the Oklahoma Legislature can introduce legislation. Governors can not introduce legislation. They may have their budgets and major program initiatives drafted into bill form for introduction, but the bills must have legislative sponsors before they can be introduced. Governor

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The Lieutenant Governor serves a four-year term of office. The Lieutenant Governor can serve consecutive terms. There is no limitation on the number of terms the Lieutenant Governor can serve. Lieutenant Governor

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All recorded floor votes are contained in the daily House Journals of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. House Journals are available the morning following the previous day of session. House of Representatives, Oklahoma - OHR
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This information is contained in the Oklahoma Legislature Information System and is available on the internet. It can also be obtained by contacting your representative or senator, the House Clerk's office (521-2711 in the Oklahoma City area or 1-800-522-8502 outside) or the Senate Clerk's office (405-524-0126). House of Representatives, Oklahoma - OHR

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This is easily remedied. To determine who your representative is, start by looking at the state map or the list of Oklahoma cities and towns on the House's web pages. Some communities, such as Tulsa or Oklahoma City are divided, but maps of those two communities may enable you to determine who your representative is. If you are still in doubt, contact your county election board which can tell you what house district you reside in. You can also go to this ''Find your Representative'' page. These are links to an external web site which we have no control over, so if have problems with their web site then you will have to contact them about the problem. House of Representatives, Oklahoma - OHR

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The following business tax types can be filed using Quick Tax. - Sales Tax - Tourism Tax - Waste Tire - Mixed Beverage Tax - Employer's Withholding Tax - Nonresident Royalty Withholding Tax - Use Tax: Vendor - Use Tax: Consumer A guide to assist you with filing is available. Tax Commission, Oklahoma - OTC

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No. A domestic insurance company, or one that is domiciled in Oklahoma, cannot be served through the Oklahoma Insurance Department. It must be served directly to the insurance company. Insurance Department, Oklahoma - OID

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Visit OK.gov's Tax Resource Site by clicking the link below to find a variety of state and federal tax resources. OK.gov
Tax Payments Online Tax Resources

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Free weather notifications are available online from Oklahoma Emergency Management. Visit the links below to sign up. Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management

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For assistance with unemployment, please contact the Unemployment Service Center: Inside the OKC calling area, dial: 525-1500 Outside the Oklahoma City calling area, dial:1-800-555-1554 Oklahoma Unemployment Service Center

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Online applications creation, Web site creation tools, online stores, customer service support, marketing services and security. See the eGovernment Services section of this Web site.

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No. OK.gov is a public-private partnership between the State of Oklahoma and NIC. This partnership allows for state agencies to avoid the often cumbersome process of submitting RFPs by instead signing a simple, pre-approved, two page interagency agreement with the Office of State Finance (OSF). Once this agreement is signed, an agency may deal directly with OK.gov with respect to all aspects of the development process.

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At the bottom of each page is a link title 'Feedback'. This will allow you to offer general suggestions. Here you can specify the information and/or link address that you would like added to the site. At the portal's discretion, we will add your suggested link within one business week.

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