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In The Know: Special session for ARPA funds began Wednesday | Secretive budget process | More

Oklahoma’s secretive budget process; Calling concurrent special session, Legislature to limit Stitt influence on ARPA funds; $9.84B budget package advances in Oklahoma Legislature; [More...]

In The Know: OK among highest rates in vaccine-preventable deaths | Breaking down the budget | Eliminating barriers for people with records | More

‘Deal yet?’: Development efforts, pay raises and DHS money lead state budget; A new study finds Oklahoma has one of the highest rates of vaccine-preventable COVID deaths in the country; Gov. Stitt passes bill eliminating licensing barriers for people with criminal records; [More...]

In The Know: Budget bill released day before vote | ‘Shortsighted’ unemployment bill | Investment in waitlist for people with disabilities

Legislators put off vote a day on $9.8 billion budget bill to give themselves time to read it; Oklahoma House passes ‘shortsighted’ unemployment bill; Lawmakers to invest in programs for individuals with disabilities; [More...]

In The Know: Corporate income tax cuts | Potential change to state judiciary | Expect flurry of legislative activity | More

Lawmakers voted down a corporate income tax cut this spring. Leadership should leave it out of the budget; Expect a flurry of legislative activity as end of session nears; Oklahoma governor warns tribes not to create abortion havens; [More...]

In The Know: Gov. approves Landlord-Tenant Act updates | Tourism deal costs $12.4M | Criticism over commutation process | More

Oklahoma governor approves Landlord-Tenant Act updates; Watchdog: Oklahoma tourism deal cost taxpayers $12.4M; Grand Jury criticizes Gov. Kevin Stitt, Pardon and Parole Board over commutation processes; [More...]

In The Know: US Native boarding school investigation released | Call for Education Secretary resignation | Investing in Oklahoma’s healthy future

US boarding school investigative report released; Democrats call for Education Secretary Walters to resign over handling of relief program; State general revenue continues far ahead of expectations; [More...]

In The Know: Reinstating citizen oversight boards | Better justice data in Oklahoma | County-by-county look at grocery tax credit | More

Editorial: Solution to lack of budget oversight is reinstating power to a commission; How better justice data could benefit Oklahoma; EV startup Canoo is running out of cash and doubtful about its future; [More...]

In The Know: Attempts to restrict State Questions fail | Other voting bills move | Gov. vetoes tribal judicial bill | More

Attempts to restrict State Questions fail to pass; Proposed Medicaid solution in legislation aims to improve efficiency and outcomes; Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt vetoes tribal judicial bill; [More...]

In The Know: State budget talks heat up | Lack of data hinders justice reform | Gov. Stitt signs rural broadband bill | More

Capitol Insider: State budget talks heating up as end of legislative session nears; How a lack of data hinders Oklahoma justice reform efforts; Governor Kevin Stitt signs bills expanding Rural broadband connectivity; [More...]

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