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Wed, Oct 08, 2014 01:45 PM CDT
In higher education, productivity is the key to reducing costs for debt-laden students (and their parents). Is Oklahoma measuring up?
Tue, May 06, 2014 10:20 AM CDT
Oklahoma’s State Treasurer Ken Miller and Secretary of Finance and Revenue Preston Doerflinger report total state revenues at all-time h...
Mon, Dec 16, 2013 04:26 PM CST
Oklahoma’s public employee retirement liabilities are staggering, $11 billion, and exceed the state-appropriated budget by 52 percent. ...
Thu, Sep 05, 2013 03:34 PM CDT
By 2023, Oklahoma Medicaid costs could be nearly equivalent to the entire current state-appropriated budget. Read more >>
Mon, Jul 29, 2013 09:10 AM CDT
From 2004 through 2009, Oklahoma’s personal income tax — the amount the state penalizes citizens and job creators for the right to earn ...
Tue, May 28, 2013 04:53 PM CDT
OCPA’s plan ensures that current state employees and retirees get the retirement they were promised, sets in motion a plan to pay down u...
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 12:23 PM CDT
The Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA)’s proposed state budget this year focuses on funding core functions of government. This bu...
Fri, Dec 14, 2012 03:35 PM CST
Policymakers are currently considering the pay of state government employees. This exercise is not new, but previous attempts to address...
Wed, Mar 14, 2012 10:40 AM CDT
With Oklahoma government spending at an all-time high, OCPA believes it’s time to set priorities and exercise spending discipline. Here’...
Mon, Feb 27, 2012 11:03 AM CST
Economics is all about incentives. Because people really do care about after-tax income, pro-growth economic policies really do matter. ...
Mon, Feb 13, 2012 11:34 AM CST
In Oklahoma, workers’ compensation reform is not yet complete. It’s time to transform the system to one that is primarily administrative...
Wed, Feb 08, 2012 01:56 PM CST
Read highlights from a new research study evaluating growing our economy by phasing out the Oklahoma income tax. You can read the entire...
Mon, Jan 16, 2012 05:44 PM CST
Oklahoma has an opportunity to create a long-lasting economic boom by completely phasing out the state’s personal income tax.
Thu, Aug 04, 2011 04:25 PM CDT
Across the nation, a growing number of students are benefiting from innovative online learning options. These options range from full-ti...
Fri, Jun 10, 2011 09:07 AM CDT
Like most states, Oklahoma is facing tough times funding public services. In such an environment, it is necessary to ask: Are we doing ...
Wed, May 18, 2011 08:15 AM CDT
Unless repeal attempts succeed, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) promises to increase state government obl...
Fri, Apr 08, 2011 09:33 AM CDT
On February 25, Oklahoma leaders announced our state would accept a $54.6 million “Early Innovator” grant from the U.S. Department of He...
Thu, Feb 03, 2011 10:45 AM CST
On November 2, 2010, in Oklahoma and across the nation, voters sent a message to elected officials: We want less government and more fre...
Fri, Jan 28, 2011 04:37 PM CST
Oklahoma Policy Blueprint 2011 offers forward-looking policy solutions rooted in free-market principles and Oklahoma values.
Wed, Aug 11, 2010 12:54 PM CDT
Read what Oklahoma can learn from Florida's K-12 education revolution.
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