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Thanks to Oklahoma voters, the state is already reaping the benefits of Medicaid expansion

Medicaid expansion went into effect just over two months ago, and some of these benefits are already playing out in the state. Oklahoma has historically had a very high uninsured rate, ranking second highest in the nation with 14.3 percent of the population without health insurance.  


Interim study examines legislative transparency (Capitol Update)

Many legislative decisions, large and small, are made in discussions behind closed doors. The public, and even some fellow legislators, never hear about the decisions until it’s too late to make an effective challenge. 


Weekly Wonk: COVID-19 leave can protect communities | Interim study of court funding | Mental health

COVID-19 leave supports employees, protects communities; Interim study examines using fines and fees to fund court operations; COVID relief helped address poverty in Oklahoma; Mental health and jails, prisons