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The Weekly Wonk: Report shows Oklahoma children far from Top 10 | Meaningful change still needed to address mounting problems in the child welfare and youth justice systems | Court ruling on cabinet secretaries provides lesson in unintended consequences

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 [More...]

In The Know: Oklahoma Supreme Court dismisses Tulsa Race Massacre lawsuit | $12.5B state budget signed | Report shows Oklahoma kids far from Top 10 | Addressing problems in the child welfare and youth justice systems

In The Know is your daily briefing on Oklahoma policy-related news. OK Policy encourages the support of Oklahoma’s state and local media, which are vital to an informed citizenry. Inclusion of a story does not necessarily mean endorsement by the… Read more [More...]

In The Know: State Supreme Court rules local school districts have final say over library materials | AG says Tribes are in the right in Oklahoma income tax dispute | Oklahoma’s upcoming Juneteenth celebrations

In The Know is your daily briefing on Oklahoma policy-related news. OK Policy encourages the support of Oklahoma’s state and local media, which are vital to an informed citizenry. Inclusion of a story does not necessarily mean endorsement by the… Read more [More...]

Weekly Wonk: Oklahoma needs leaders who prioritize people, not politics | Oklahomans will go another year without solutions to housing crisis | Anti-immigrant laws punish families and children. Oklahoma lawmakers pass them anyway.

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 [More...]

In The Know: Lawmakers question employment status of Supt. Ryan Walters’ adviser, call for AG investigation | State distributes $11 million to combat opioid crisis | Sheriff vows to enforce new anti-immigrant law

In The Know is your daily briefing on Oklahoma policy-related news. OK Policy encourages the support of Oklahoma’s state and local media, which are vital to an informed citizenry. Inclusion of a story does not necessarily mean endorsement by the… Read more [More...]

In The Know: Governor sends ‘one-size-fits-all’ car tag compact to tribes | #OKLeg gives legal immunity to poultry companies polluting Oklahoma’s waterways | Oklahomans will go another year without solutions to housing crisis

In The Know is your daily briefing on Oklahoma policy-related news. OK Policy encourages the support of Oklahoma’s state and local media, which are vital to an informed citizenry. Inclusion of a story does not necessarily mean endorsement by the… Read more [More...]

Weekly Wonk: Who is a Tribal Citizen? | Steps to improve budget transparency next session | Efforts to reclassify state’s criminal code maybe getting traction | 100th anniversary of American Indian citizenship

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 [More...]

In The Know: Budget bill passes Senate | Housing groups form their own coalition after governor dissolves official council | OU professors: Eliminating DEI creates a hostile school atmosphere

In The Know is your daily briefing on Oklahoma policy-related news. OK Policy encourages the support of Oklahoma’s state and local media, which are vital to an informed citizenry. Inclusion of a story does not necessarily mean endorsement by the… Read more [More...]

Weekly Wonk: Poverty is a policy choice | Public budget discussions offer insight into state budget process | Keep an eye on future budget committee sessions

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 [More...]

In The Know: State budget deadline looms as talks between leaders stall | Holiday weekend brings massive spike in eviction filings | New OKC jail site denied

In The Know is your daily briefing on Oklahoma policy-related news. OK Policy encourages the support of Oklahoma’s state and local media, which are vital to an informed citizenry. Inclusion of a story does not necessarily mean endorsement by the… Read more [More...]