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In The Know: Lawsuit challenges county’s bail system, state’s economic outlook reviewed, and more

‘No lawyer present’: Federal lawsuit challenges Canadian County bail system; Oklahoma's economy could slow, expert says; Legislative leaders wary of ‘sluggish’ economy; [More...]

In The Know: Looking at state’s general revenue report, Oklahomans experiencing food insecurity, and more

Oklahoma's general revenue beats expectations for November but lags previous year; Commercial gaming could put $150 million a year in fees to state at risk, Oklahoma tribes tell Gov. Stitt; Should Oklahoma employers hire felons? [More...]

In The Know: Pardon and Parole Board sees docket increase, schools could face penalties for breaking class-size limits, and more

Pardon and Parole Board sees 118 percent increase in docketed cases; After decade, schools could face penalties for breaking class-size limits; Governor favors more federal Medicaid dollars through block grant; [More...]

In The Know: How fines and fees impact Oklahomans, state’s gross receipts fall, and more

Stitt moves Crow from interim to permanent director of Oklahoma Department of Corrections; Downturn in state gross receipts may signal tough times ahead after November declines in energy, sales tax revenue collections; Tribes will be operating Class III games illegally on Jan. 1 if no compact deal is reached, Gov. Kevin Stitt says; [More...]

In The Know: Continued analysis on Oklahoma’s education report cards, Claremore teacher wins ‘Oscars of teaching,’ and more

New state report cards show Oklahoma schools' grades are slipping; One-third of Oklahoma schools require ‘heavy focus’; Claremore teacher surprised with prestigious Milken Educator Award [More...]

In The Know: Oklahoma school report cards released, bill would increase accountability for state’s charter schools, and more

Report cards released for every Oklahoma public school; Sharp files bills to increase accountability of state’s charter schools; Osburn Interim Study examines state’s merit system reform; [More...]

In The Know: Nearly 500 elderly Oklahomans died prematurely due to Medicaid non-expansion, state hires Medicaid consultant, and more

Report: 476 older Oklahomans died prematurely because of Medicaid non-expansion; State health officials hire Medicaid consultants, sign contract for nearly $1.5 million; Teacher numbers up as pay raises make hiring, retention easier, education leaders say; [More...]

In The Know: AG to appeal opioid decision, state officials finish counting Medicaid expansion signatures, and more

Mike Hunter to appeal Balkman ruling in opioid trial; State officials finish counting Medicaid expansion signatures; Wayne Greene: Gov. Kevin Stitt should look at Puerto Rico's Medicaid mess before he signs up Oklahoma for block grant funding; [More...]

In The Know: Oklahomans spend more with employer-provided insurance, conservative group pushing for Medicaid work rules, and more

Oklahomans spending more for health care even with employer-provided insurance; Conservative group goes state by state for Medicaid work rules; In 2020, CLEET mental health training to be reviewed by state’s department of mental health; [More...]


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