Recent Articles

The Weekly Wonk: Low-income Oklahomans ignored; a chat with Carly Putnam; & more…

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.


Meet OK Policy: SE Oklahoma Field Organizer Kyle Lawson

I work through our grassroots organization Together Oklahoma to educate, engage and organize citizens in Southeast Oklahoma. Individuals in rural Oklahoma often feel like they don't have a voice. It's my job to teach them they do have a voice and how to use that voice to create change in their community and their state.


End of Session Round-Up: A quiet year in taxes

Thanks to last year's revenue increases and a strong economy, fueled especially by booming oil and gas revenues, lawmakers entered the 2019 session looking at a large budget surplus  It was clear from the start that tax policy would be far less prominent and contentious than in past years.