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OK Policy Statement, Re: Budget Agreement Announced on May 22, 2024

We are grateful that legislative leaders held extended budget discussions in a public forum this month. This process opened new levels of fiscal transparency that Oklahomans deserve when it comes to seeing how their tax dollars are spent. [More...]

In The Know: Proposed income tax cut called $809.5M ‘shell game’ | Advocates plan rally for Hispanic Day at Capitol | Women pushed to sideline in budget talks | More

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: Budget discussions continuing at Capitol | Some Tribal leaders concerned about removing world language requirement | Watch Sales Tax Relief Credit town hall

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: Top leaders expected to meet in public budget summit today | Jimcy McGirt to be released from prison | Gov’s executive order ends decades-old Oklahoma women’s leadership program at OU

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: Bill seeking to change State Dept. of Ed. board likely no longer a threat to status quo | Modernizing Sales Tax Relief Credit would help families, seniors

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: Public meeting on budget hearings slated for Monday | Report finds lax staff oversight in Lawton prison murder | Every eligible citizen should have opportunity to exercise voting rights

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: Emergency declared for 12 counties following weekend tornadoes | Gov. weighs signing anti-immigrant bills as students, Catholic leaders speak out | Gov. calls recent audit a political attack

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: Finding hope in college students, new professionals | Competing budget transparency efforts may have process more confusing than ever | 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. Numbers of the Day and Policy Notes are from our daily news briefing, In… Read more [More...]

In The Know: Woman arrested at OSDE meeting | Faith leaders, residents protest immigration bill | Treat talks strained relationship with governor | Finding hope in the future

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: Debunking the myth that unhoused folks are from out of town | Questions Oklahomans should ask lawmakers about new anti-immigrant bill | Where House, Senate stand on budget

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...]