Meet OK Policy: Budget & Tax Senior Policy Analyst Paul Shinn

What do you do at OK Policy? I monitor and evaluate Oklahoma state and local government budget and tax policies. Most importantly, I participate in a team effort at OK Policy that helps makes financial aspects of government as clear as possible. This helps our supporters better understand how tax and budget affects them and the issues that are important to them. [More...]

Meet OK Policy: SE Oklahoma Field Organizer Kyle Lawson

I work through our grassroots organization Together Oklahoma to educate, engage and organize citizens in Southeast Oklahoma. Individuals in rural Oklahoma often feel like they don't have a voice. It's my job to teach them they do have a voice and how to use that voice to create change in their community and their state. [More...]

Meet OK Policy: Open Justice Oklahoma Director Ryan Gentzler

Oklahoma Policy Institute has grown a lot in the past few years. From humble beginnings in 2008, we now have a staff of 19, including talented individuals who focus on a wide range of policy issues, intensive data analysis, outreach,… Read more [More...]

Meet OK Policy: Policy Director Carly Putnam

Oklahoma Policy Institute has grown a lot in the past few years. From humble beginnings in 2008, we now have a staff of 19, including talented individuals who focus on a wide range of policy issues, intensive data analysis, outreach,… Read more [More...]

Meet OK Policy: Operations & Development Associate Kourtni Cain

Oklahoma Policy Institute has grown a lot in the past few years. From humble beginnings in 2008, we now have a staff of 19, including talented individuals who focus on a wide range of policy issues, intensive data analysis, outreach, communications, events and operations, and more. To give you a better idea of who we are and what we all do, we are running an OK Policy Blog series highlighting our staffers. For this edition, here's Operations & Development Associate Kourtni Cain. [More...]

Meet OK Policy: Outreach & Legislative Director Sabine Brown

Oklahoma Policy Institute has grown a lot in the past few years. From humble beginnings in 2008, we now have a staff of 19, including talented individuals who focus on a wide range of policy issues, intensive data analysis, outreach, communications, events and operations, and more. To give you a better idea of who we are and what we all do, we are running an OK Policy Blog series highlighting our staffers. [More...]

Intern with us this summer!

Oklahoma-Policy-Institute-Blog-Spring-2020-Internship OK Policy is now accepting applications for paid, part-time or full-time internships in our Tulsa office during the Summer 2019 semester! We have two types of internships available - the Public Policy Internship and the Open Justice Oklahoma Data Internship. If you’re looking to be part of a team that’s fighting to make Oklahoma better for all Oklahomans, this might be the place for you. The deadline to apply is Sunday, April 21st. [More...]

We’re now accepting applications for the 2019 Summer Policy Institute

The Summer Policy Institute is hosted and led by the staff of OK Policy and involves leading policy experts from government, academia, and community organizations throughout Oklahoma. Participants have a chance to network with fellow students, leaders in the policy process, and past SPI alumni. The Institute is open to any undergraduate or graduate student at an Oklahoma college or university, or graduate from an Oklahoma high school, who has completed a minimum of 24 hours of college credit or graduated December 2018 or later. [More...]

We’re hiring! Join our team as a budget and tax policy analyst

Budget and tax policy has long been at the core of OK Policy's efforts to advance equitable and fiscally responsible policies that expand opportunity for all Oklahoman. Now we are looking to add a experienced and effective budget and tax policy analyst to lead our work in this area. The deadline to apply is Thursday, April 11, 2019. [More...]

Apply now to be a paid communications intern with OK Policy

Note: The application period for our 2019 communications internships has closed. Visit our Jobs & Internship page for updates. OK Policy is now accepting applications for a paid, part-time communications internship in our Tulsa office. The internship runs from late-February… Read more [More...]