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Statement about recommendations to expand pregnancy coverage, postpartum care

Expanding health care access for pregnant Oklahomans is an important next step to help ensure the health and well-being for our state’s children and families.  OK Policy applauds the proposals made by the Oklahoma Health Care Authority and recommended by… Read more [More...]

[In The Know] PAC funds in Oklahoma elections | Addressing Oklahoma’s teacher shortage | More

In The Know is your daily briefing on Oklahoma policy-related news. Inclusion of a story does not necessarily mean endorsement by the Oklahoma Policy Institute. Some stories included here are behind paywall or require subscription. OK Policy encourages the support… Read more [More...]

[In The Know] Schools continuing academic recovery from pandemic | Tribal gaming in Oklahoma | Improving children’s futures requires long-term investment today

In The Know is your daily briefing on Oklahoma policy-related news. Inclusion of a story does not necessarily mean endorsement by the Oklahoma Policy Institute. Some stories included here are behind paywall or require subscription. OK Policy encourages the support… Read more [More...]

[In The Know] Lawmaker calls for teacher retention bonuses | Sports gambling in Oklahoma? | Oklahoma’s children deserve better

In The Know is your daily briefing on Oklahoma policy-related news. Inclusion of a story does not necessarily mean endorsement by the Oklahoma Policy Institute. Some stories included here are behind paywall or require subscription. OK Policy encourages the support… Read more [More...]

OK Policy announces new board leadership, interim executive director 

The Oklahoma Policy Institute is excited to announce new board leadership and an interim executive director following the recent departure of former executive director Ahniwake Rose for a position at a national organization. The new leadership for the OK Policy… Read more [More...]

[In The Know] Oklahoma still lags nation for child well-being | State sues over management of COVID relief program | Are red states bad for business?

In The Know is your daily briefing on Oklahoma policy-related news. Inclusion of a story does not necessarily mean endorsement by the Oklahoma Policy Institute. Some stories included here are behind paywall or require subscription. OK Policy encourages the support… Read more [More...]

2022 KIDS COUNT Report Shows Oklahoma Ranks 40th for Child Well-Being, Still Lags Nation

Data from 2020 show nearly 1 in 8 Oklahoma children reported anxiety or depression, according to new Annie E. Casey Foundation report 2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book Oklahoma 2022 KIDS COUNT Fact Sheet Oklahoma KIDS COUNT Data Map dashboard —… Read more [More...]

[In The Know] Judge allows Tulsa Race Massacre lawsuit to advance | Investigation found Tulsa schools didn’t directly violate HB 1775 | More

In The Know is your daily briefing on Oklahoma policy-related news. Inclusion of a story does not necessarily mean endorsement by the Oklahoma Policy Institute. Some stories included here are behind paywall or require subscription. OK Policy encourages the support… Read more [More...]

[In The Know] Kansas abortion vote & Oklahoma | Uninsured rate hits record low | Record state savings | One-size-fits-all tax cuts hurt most

In The Know is your daily briefing on Oklahoma policy-related news. Inclusion of a story does not necessarily mean endorsement by the Oklahoma Policy Institute. Some stories included here are behind paywall or require subscription. OK Policy encourages the support… Read more [More...]

[In The Know] Epic co-founders poured money into state politics | Anti-corruption PAC funded by dark money | U.S. Senate candidate debate

In The Know is your daily briefing on Oklahoma policy-related news. Inclusion of a story does not necessarily mean endorsement by the Oklahoma Policy Institute. Some stories included here are behind paywall or require subscription. OK Policy encourages the support… Read more [More...]