The Weekly Wonk: Health care working group meets; partial Medicaid expansion is rejected, & more

On our policy blog, a guest post notes that the Administration's rejection of partial Medicaid expansion in Utah should spur states like Oklahoma to move forward with full expansion instead of harmful alternatives that leave people without coverage. [More...]

The Weekly Wonk: 7th annual Summer Policy Institute kicks off #okspi

This week, the OK Policy team has been working diligently to prepare for the 7th annual Summer Policy Insititute, a four-day program that will bring together more than 60 of Oklahoma's brightest undergraduate and graduate students for an immersion in state policy issues. [More...]

The Weekly Wonk: Medicaid expansion signature-gathering to begin; Northeast Oklahoma field organizer, & more

This week, advocates will begin collecting signatures to place the Oklahoma Medicaid expansion ballot initiative, State Question 802, on the ballot. [More...]

The Weekly Wonk: Invest in small agencies; Expand Medicaid to tackle the opioid crisis; & more

Over the past decade, all state agencies faced repeated and serious budget cuts, but small agencies were hit hardest, with many seeing their state funding cut by 20 to 50 percent. [More...]

The Weekly Wonk: New paper on finding work in Oklahoma; now hiring Communications Director; & more…

This week we launched The State of Work in Oklahoma, a new three-part paper series that sheds light on those Oklahomans who have been left behind by the economic recovery. [More...]

The Weekly Wonk: New data tool tracks OK’s prison population; 2019 Fall Internships; & more…

This week, Open Justice Oklahoma launched a new data tool that provides up-to-date looks at the state’s incarceration rate and prison overcrowding crisis. The Oklahoma DOC Tracker will be updated weekly with data from the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, giving policymakers and the public timely information about trends in our justice system. [More...]

The Weekly Wonk: New OK Policy leader; interim studies; how to improve child well-being; & more…

What’s up this week at Oklahoma Policy Institute? The Weekly Wonk shares our most recent publications and other resources to help you stay informed about Oklahoma. Numbers of the Day and Policy Notes are from our daily news briefing, In The Know. [More...]

The Weekly Wonk: How Oklahoma ranks for child well-being; progress on child care; crumbling OKDHS oversight; & more…

What’s up this week at Oklahoma Policy Institute? The Weekly Wonk shares our most recent publications and other resources to help you stay informed about Oklahoma. [More...]

The Weekly Wonk: Low-income Oklahomans ignored; a chat with Carly Putnam; & more…

What’s up this week at Oklahoma Policy Institute? The Weekly Wonk shares our most recent publications and other resources to help you stay informed about Oklahoma. [More...]

The Weekly Wonk: Budget highlights; oil and gas taxes fuel revenue boom; end-of-session round-ups; & more…

What’s up this week at Oklahoma Policy Institute? The Weekly Wonk shares our most recent publications and other resources to help you stay informed about Oklahoma. [More...]