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In The Know: Fixing Oklahoma’s outdated criminal code, examining ‘public charge’ and immigration, shakeup at DOC, Medicaid expansion pushed

Major shakeup at Oklahoma Department of Corrections with board departures and agency staff moves; Advocates push for Medicaid expansion in Oklahoma; Oklahoma students working to keep music alive in low-income schools; [More...]

In The Know: Judge makes $107 million math error in opioid verdict, State regent resigns following criticims of his role in opioid appeal, Legislative pay hiked for first time in 20 years

Judge makes $107 million math error in Oklahoma’s opioid verdict; State regent resigns following criticims of his role in opioid appeal; After ‘punitive’ cut, legislative pay hiked for first time in 20 years; [More...]

In The Know: OK lawmakers work to address teacher pipeline, Medication-assisted treatment not being used enough, First Lady meets with soon-to-be-released inmates

Oklahoma lawmakers work to address teacher pipeline; Experts tell Oklahoma lawmakers medication-assisted treatment for addiction not being used enough; Oklahoma Transportation Commission approves eight-year construction work plan; [More...]

In The Know: Stitt to pick next Supreme Court justice, Oklahoma’s violent crime rate higher than average, Better data could reduce state’s incarceration rate

Stitt to pick next Supreme Court justice from three southeastern Oklahoma judges; Oklahoma's violent crime rate higher than average; Better data could reduce state’s incarceration rate; [More...]

In The Know: Medicaid petition meets signature goal, Disagreements leave criminal justice reform in limbo, Survey by parent group defines Top 10 schools

Medicaid petition meets goal of 178,000 signatures, campaign says; Legislator questions 'loyalty' of state regent aiding opioid appeal; Disagreements leave new Oklahoma criminal justice program in limbo; [More...]

In The Know: Oklahoma must continue to reduce juvenile incarceration, Oklahoma childhood obesity rate holds steady, Cases of congenital syphilis are climbing

‘Very alarming’: Cases of congenital syphilis are climbing in Oklahoma; Oklahoma childhood obesity rate holds steady at 18%; Editorial: The Commutation Project: One year later; [More...]

In The Know: Tribal health care could lessen State’s financial costs under Medicaid, Tondalo Hall’s commutation now in hands of Governor, Former addicts helping others find hope in rehabilitation

Tribal health care could lessen State’s financial costs under Medicaid; Tondalo Hall’s commutation now in hands of Kevin Stitt; Point of View: Criminal justice reform on the right path in Oklahoma; [More...]

In The Know: Lack of funding creates disparities in school safety, DOC holds transition fairs, Lawsuit challenges permitless carry law

Lack of funding creates ‘disparity’ in school safety; New lawsuit challenges Oklahoma's permitless carry law, due to go in effect Nov. 1; Corrections Department to hold transition fairs for inmates who could soon be released under HB 1269; [More...]

In The Know: Criminal justice reform debate escalates, nonprofit leaders urge participation in 2020 U.S. census, Muskogee to vote on $110 million school bond issue

Federal grant will help state to address rape kit backlog; Former Department of Public Safety leaders to sue for wrongful termination; Criminal justice reform debate escalates; Oklahoma prison locked down over concerns of renewed unrest; [More...]

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