Presentation: Overview of HB 1804

HB 1804 was introduced and passed during the 2007 Oklahoma Legislative session. The bill passed both Chambers by large veto-proof margins (85-13; 41-6) and was signed by Governor Henry on May 8th. The bill took effect November 1, 2007 (although… Read more [More...]

CAP Issue Brief: Covering All Kids: Expanding Health Insurance Coverage is a Wise Investment in Oklahoma’s Future

This issue brief was produced for the Public Policy Department of the Community Action Project of Tulsa County under the direction of David Blatt, then Director of Policy at CAP.  Expanding access to health insurance for Oklahoma’s children would have… Read more [More...]

CAP Issue Brief: Growing Oklahoma’s Economy: The Evidence on What Really Works

This issue brief was produced for the Public Policy Department of the Community Action Project of Tulsa County under the direction of David Blatt, then Director of Policy at CAP. This issue brief and fact sheet review the extensive economic… Read more [More...]

Oklahoma’s Structural Budget: Hard Choices Ahead

This chapter by Dr. Kent Olson from State Policy and Economic Development in Oklahoma: 2007 examines the long-run implications of the largest series of tax cuts in Oklahoma history.… Read more [More...]

CAP Report: The State of Working Oklahoma – The Uneven Recovery Leaves Many Behind

This January 2007 report was produced for the Public Policy Department of the Community Action Project of Tulsa County under the direction of David Blatt, then Director of Policy at CAP.  The Community Action Project released the 2007 report “State… Read more [More...]

CAP Issue Brief: Oklahoma’s State Pensions Systems Challenges and Solutions

This January 2007 issue brief and fact sheet were produced for the Public Policy Department of the Community Action Project of Tulsa County under the direction of David Blatt, then Director of Policy at CAP. This issue brief and fact… Read more [More...]

CAP Issue Brief: Speeding Towards a Train Wreck: Experts Sound Alarm on Looming Structural Budget Deficits

This September 2006 issue brief was produced for the Public Policy Department of the Community Action Project of Tulsa County under the direction of David Blatt, then Director of Policy at CAP. Download the issue brief.… Read more [More...]

CAP Issue Brief: Medicaid Basics – Facts to Keep Straight in the Reform Debate

This issue brief was produced for the Public Policy Department of the Community Action Project of Tulsa County under the direction of David Blatt, then Director of Policy at CAP.  Medicaid serves as America’s main safety net health insurer, providing… Read more [More...]

CAP Issue Brief: Oklahoma Data Shows Chronic Borrowing With Payday Loans

This issue brief was produced for the Public Policy Department of the Community Action Project of Tulsa County under the direction of David Blatt, then Director of Policy at CAP. The Oklahoma Legislature authorized payday lending in 2003. The payday… Read more [More...]

CAP: The Social Safety Net – A Handbook of Major Social Assistance Programs for Oklahomans

This November 2004 publication was produced for the Public Policy Department of the Community Action Project of Tulsa County under the direction of David Blatt, then Director of Policy at CAP.  With this second edition of “The Social Safety Net… Read more [More...]