Skip to Content

March 29th, 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. Check out OK… Read more
March 28th, 2017
You can subscribe to our podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or RSS. The podcast theme music is by Zébre. If you have any questions for the OK PolicyCast, topics you’d like us to cover, or people you want us to interview, you can reach us at… Read more
March 28th, 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. Check out OK… Read more
Go to the blog »
58.6%

Percentage of Oklahoma household with savings accounts in 2013. The national average was 68.8%

Source: CFED

See previous numbers »

“The sad thing about this list of budget options is that we serve people who are even more vulnerable. They are not on the list because they are so vulnerable, they would be on the street or their lives would be in danger without services. But we are reaching a point where if we keep cutting so deep, we will get to where we are cutting into child welfare, safety and placement services. Cuts would limit options for placement.”

-Sheree Powell, DHS state communications director, on the cuts the agency would have to make with a flat funding appropriation this year. They include cuts to early childhood school readiness programs, developmental disability programs, child care subsidies, and in-home services for seniors (Source)

See previous quotes »

Recent Reports
GOP Health Plan Would Devastate Oklahomans’ Access to Care
March 20th, 2017
What Oklahomans Stand to Lose if the Affordable Care Act is Dismantled
March 20th, 2017
Online Budget Guide
March 8th, 2017
Budget Trends and Outlook — March 2017
March 8th, 2017
Oklahoma Advocacy Toolkit
February 21st, 2017
2017 Legislative Policy Priorities
February 9th, 2017
More reports »