In The Know: Defense Sec: National Guard must get vaccinated | Capitol Update | People Have the Power event tonight

Together Oklahoma hosts People Have the Power watch party; Local officials respond to latest COVID variant with calls for Oklahomans to get vaccinated; Defense secretary Lloyd Austin says Oklahoma National Guard members must get vaccinated;

Weekly Wonk: Allocating ARPA funds | 2022 Legislative Priorities | People Have the Power event, Nov. 30

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

In The Know: Health officials watching COVID numbers heading into the holidays | People Have the Power event, Nov. 30 | More

Experts urge Oklahomans to get booster shots as COVID-19 cases rise; New bill seeks to speed access to treatment for people found incompetent to stand trial; Bigler Stouffer denied stay of execution;

Nov. 30 ‘People Have the Power’ event to feature national speaker

Together Oklahoma, the grassroots advocacy program for the Oklahoma Policy Institute, will host a virtual and in-person event on Nov. 30 designed to support and empower advocates statewide featuring a keynote address by a nationally renowned speaker.  People Have the… Read more

In The Know: Neighbor states poach teachers | Spotlight on missing, murdered Indigenous people | Local trailblazer for food incentive program | More

Neighboring states poach Oklahoma teachers with higher pay, other incentives; 'Whose daughter is next?' Missing, slain Native people need officials to do more, families say; Oasis Fresh Market becomes local trailblazer for food incentive program;

Nov. 30 event seeks to empower Oklahomans to preserve democracy, create change

Together Oklahoma, the grassroots advocacy program for the Oklahoma Policy Institute, will host a virtual and in-person event on Nov. 30 designed to support and empower advocates statewide.  People Have the Power: Preserving Democracy Through Participation will be livestreamed starting… Read more

In The Know: Why young, healthy people should get vaccinated | Data inconsistency among school districts | Legislative transparency

COVID public schools' impact: Officials cite lack of consistent data among districts; Watch Now: Data offered for why young, healthy people should get COVID-19 vaccine; The Frontier fact checked claims about unemployment and Oklahoma’s labor shortage;

Weekly Wonk: Economic power of women | A glimmer of hope in the dark | Capitol Update

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

In The Know: State mask ban faces federal civil rights inquiry | Schools remain virus hot spots | 170,000 have enrolled in Medicaid expansion

Schools are COVID-19 hot spots in Tulsa County as experts caution that declining hospitalizations don't mean peak is past; Oklahoma City hospitals report no ICU beds available; State mask bans face federal civil rights inquiries;