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Weekly Wonk: Voter-approved reforms haven’t been given chance to work | Who is looking out for us? | Policy notes and numbers

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: 29th anniversary of OKC bombing | Controversial anti-immigrant bill advances from House | Law to change graduation requirements nearing final approval

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: Bill tightening initiative petition requirements goes for governor’s signature | Looking at education budget discussions | Voter-approved justice reforms haven’t been given chance to work

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: Gov. calls exodus of State Ed. Department staff “a good thing,” says some tribes owe for turnpike fees | Signature collection to begin for min. wage state question | Imagining an Oklahoma without taxes

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 state lawmakers plan to introduce a Texas-style immigration bill | Signature drive for min. wage state question to start Tuesday | Right to counsel for tenants

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: Legislative maneuver reintroduces proposal for schools to hire chaplains | Battle between governor and AG continues with new legal filings | Expanding the state board of ed?

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: Court to decide whether AG can intervene in tribal gaming lawsuit | Oklahoma may adopt Texas-style immigration law | Rising rents, evictions linked to premature deaths

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: Bill would limit state question process | 50 lawmakers get no opposition in candidate filing period | Prison homicides twice as high as previously reported | 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: State court rules that Osage Reservation was disestablished | What’s driving budget impasse between House, Senate? | Count shows increase of homelessness in Tulsa | Long waitlists for child care

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: New federal data shows Oklahoma among poorest states | OK Supreme Court turns down rehearing request on min. wage petition | Tulsa Race Massacre survivors appeal | Capitol Update

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...]