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Six Okies on Forbes List of Richest Americans

The Forbes 400 list of “The Richest People in America” includes six Oklahomans currently living in the state. Half the wealthy Oklahomans made their money directly from the oil and natural gas industry; the other half are connected to large retail businesses.

Documents: Read Hobby Lobby’s Affordable Care Act Lawsuit

Hobby Lobby

Earlier this morning, we threw up a post about Hobby Lobby’s lawsuit over the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate. The company’s founding family says the health care law, which went into effect Aug. 1, violates their religious beliefs because it requires the company to provide insurance that covers morning-after pills and other “abortion-causing” birth [...]

Hobby Lobby Sues Over Affordable Care Act’s ‘Abortion-Causing’ Mandate

Hobby Lobby

Hobby Lobby Stores and its founders have filed a lawsuit over the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate. The lawsuit claims the health care law is forcing the Oklahoma City-based company to provide insurance that covers morning-after pills and other birth control products, which company founder David Green and his family’s lawsuit says violates their [...]

Hobby Lobby’s New Minimum Wage is $13 Per Hour

Hobby Lobby

Hobby Lobby is raising the minimum wage of its full-time workers to $13 per hour. Part-time workers will see their pay increase to $9 per hour. The increase will affect more than 15,300 employees at 500 stores in 41 states, the Associated Press reports. The national minimum is $7.25 per hour. Last year, the Oklahoma [...]

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