As the 2012 Oklahoma Legislative session gets underway, a new, fully-updated publication from Oklahoma Policy Institute will answer these questions and more. Whether you are a veteran legislator, a complete novice to Oklahoma politics, or anyone in between, the 2012 OKLAHOMA LEGISLATIVE PRIMER will provide you invaluable information in a concise, user-friendly format. The Primer has sections on:
- Composition of the Legislature
- The Executive Branch
- Legislative Session
- Policy Path
- Budget Process
- Legislative resources
You might also want to check out another free resource packed with information about how Oklahoma state and local governments collect and spend public money: OK Policy’s Online Budget Guide.
For those just getting interested in state and local government, like students, newly elected leaders, new public employees, and businesses that want to work with government, it’s a broad introductory text. For readers who are experienced in government, the Guide can help answer quick questions from steps in the budget process through how we spend federal grants.