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February 22nd, 2017
Photo used under a Creative Commons license. Just before the start of the legislative session, the Justice Reform Task Force released a report that details the crisis in our state’s corrections system and recommends policy changes to deal with the crisis in… Read more
February 22nd, 2017
In The Know is your daily briefing on Oklahoma policy-related news. Inclusion of a story does not necessarily mean endorsement by the Oklahoma Policy Institute. Click here to subscribe to In The Know and see past editions. Today In The… Read more
February 21st, 2017
Sabine Brown is a political activist, physician assistant, and mother of two. One in three Oklahomans have a pre-existing condition that could have been used to deny them health insurance coverage prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). My… Read more
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$5.02

Money recovered for every $1 spent by DHS’s Child Support Services in 2016

Source: Oklahoma Department of Human Services

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“If our legislature isn’t willing to solve some of these problems and prioritize our service, invest in some of our services, there may just come a time at the end of session where I just veto the appropriations until we get a deal worked that works for the state of Oklahoma.”

-Governor Mary Fallin, threatening to veto a budget that doesn’t include sufficient new revenue to fund services (Source)

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Oklahoma Advocacy Toolkit
February 21st, 2017
2017 Legislative Policy Priorities
February 9th, 2017
2017 Policy Priority: Ban credit scoring in auto insurance
February 9th, 2017
2017 Policy Priority: Reform excessive court fines and fees
February 9th, 2017
2017 Policy Priority: Increase consumer protections against predatory loans
February 9th, 2017
2017 Policy Priority: Protect access to health care
February 9th, 2017
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