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In The Know: Disparities in housing stats | Property tax protests and school funding | Incentives for electric car startup | More

Policy Matters: Housing stats show state disparities; ‘Instability’: Hundreds of Oklahoma property tax protests leave schools in limbo; Land and millions of dollars for infrastructure are part of a deal to lure a startup electric car maker to Oklahoma; [More...]

In The Know: Lawmakers hear about pandemic-caused learning loss | COVID-19 will become ‘endemic’ | New marijuana initiative petitions

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: Tribal leaders speak out against Gov.’s claims | Indigenous Peoples Day | Reducing state’s incarceration rate

OB/GYN says vaccine best way for pregnant women to stay out of hospital with COVID-19; Red Cross: Blood supply 'emergency'; several donation events set; Tell The Frontier about your experience with Oklahoma’s ‘Back to Work’ incentive program; [More...]

In The Know: State seeking to recoup unemployment overpayments | Poll: McGirt not state’s most pressing issue | More

State Seeks To Recoup Unemployment Overpayments But Doesn’t Know How Much; McGirt decision not most pressing issue in Oklahoma, voters say; State grants manager: $37M in American Rescue Plan funds distributed to small Oklahoma cities so far; Crime reclassification plan authors call it compromise, but reform advocates want more [More...]

In The Know: Political reactions to Hofmeister party switch | Two cannabis petitions filed | Health officials hopeful on virus trend

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: Hofmeister announces run for governor as Democrat | State accused of exaggerating McGirt impact | Reversing Native erasure

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: Children’s mental health worsened during pandemic | Study: Vaccines reduced COVID deaths | First execution since 2015 scheduled

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: COVID deaths more than double decade of flu deaths | Judge rules on state abortion laws | More

Watch Now: COVID-19 has killed more than twice as many people in U.S. than 10 flu seasons, Saint Francis official says; Oklahoma judge blocks 2 abortion laws, allows 3 others; State announces $8 billion for 1,600 'critically needed' highway projects over eight years; [More...]

In The Know: COVID death rates in rural areas | Masking in schools | Evictions

'We’ve turned many rural communities into kill boxes.' COVID death rates higher in rural areas; Gov. Stitt still supports banning mask mandates in public schools despite pandemic's classroom upheaval; Free dental clinic sees fewer patients, more taking advantage of Medicaid expansion; [More...]

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