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HB 2259 will revolutionize processing and collecting of court financial obligations owed by defendants (Capitol Update)

Despite repeated efforts over the past few years, not a lot was accomplished during this last session toward the repeal of various costs of the criminal legal system that are imposed on defendants in criminal cases. Costs imposed include various state judicial and executive branch and county fees including everything from the county law library


Weekly Wonk: Insight into closed-door budget negotiations | Do your lawmakers represent your values? | End of session wrapup for advocates

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 The Know. Click here to subscribe to In The Know. This Week from OK Policy


LGBTQIA2S+ Pride Month 2023 Resource Guide

June is Pride Month, originally designated to honor the June 27, 1969, Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. This is a time to celebrate the LGBTQIA2S+ Oklahomans in our lives and pay tribute to those who stood up to discrimination and injustice to make our community better. We must also recognize the work that still needs to