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November 12th, 2018
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. It’s tempting to try to dissect the politics of the election last week, but I think it’s… Read more
November 12th, 2018
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. In The News… Read more
November 11th, 2018
What’s up this week at Oklahoma Policy Institute? The Weekly Wonk shares our most recent publications and other resources to help you stay informed about Oklahoma. Numbers of the Day and Policy Notes are from our daily news briefing, In… Read more
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28%

Percentage of Oklahoma prison inmates with assessed need of substance abuse treatment who received that care in 2017.

[Oklahoma Department of Corrections FY 19 Appropriations Request]

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“Straight-party voting serves no purpose other than putting power in parties, not the candidates. It’s a passive approach to democracy.”

-Tulsa World columnist Ginnie Graham, on Oklahoma’s straight-party voting box that was checked by more than one in three Oklahoma voters last Tuesday [Tulsa World]

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