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January 20th, 2017
Steve Lewis served as Speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1989-1991. He currently practices law in Tulsa and represents clients at the Capitol. Photo by Heather Blacklock / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Yesterday, January 19th, was the second formal… Read more
January 20th, 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
January 19th, 2017
To understand how state and local governments operate in Oklahoma, we especially need to understand the budget. The budget is how we allocate resources across all of our publicly-supported institutions – not just state and local government agencies, but also… Read more
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Estimated number of public and private jobs that will be lost in Oklahoma in 2019 if primary provisions of the Affordable Care Act are repealed 

Source: The Commonwealth Fund

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“Or let me put it another way: You’re doing it wrong.”

– Scott Drenkard, director of state projects with the Tax Foundation, speaking to the Kansas House Taxation Committee hearing about the state’s deep tax cuts and resultant budget shortfall (Source).  The Kansas tax cut experiment has a close cousin in Oklahoma (OK Policy).

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