Budget & Tax, Family & Community

OCPA praises legislative effort to protect children and families

OCPA praises legislative effort to protect children and families

Jonathan Small
September 27, 2022
Budget & Tax

What’s in OKC schools’ massive bond package?

A property tax increase is on the ballot for residents of the Oklahoma City School District.

Trent England
September 27, 2022
Budget & Tax, Family & Community

Oklahoma to fund transgender procedures on kids?

Even as Tennessee’s governor has called for an investigation of a Vanderbilt clinic performing double mastectomies on adolescent girls, Oklahoma is poised to indirectly fund an OU hospital providing and abetting similar “transgender” services.

Ray Carter
September 26, 2022
Budget & Tax

Remember the lessons of state shortfall years

Oklahomans know that tax money ultimately comes out of their pockets, and they appreciate it when state leaders take a long-term view of state finances rather than embrace the collective amnesia preferred by those who spend other peoples’ money.

Jonathan Small
September 21, 2022
Budget & Tax, Education

Oklahoma schools’ federal spending highlighted at meeting

Oklahoma schools are flush with federal cash, including COVID-bailout money, with only limited spending restrictions. Some reported uses have little obvious connection to COVID, as experts warn improper spending could create financial challenges for schools within two years.

Ray Carter
August 29, 2022
Budget & Tax

It’s time to modernize Oklahoma’s sales-tax structure

Modernizing Oklahoma’s sales tax structure will help create a more well-balanced tax environment and will make it easier to end Oklahoma’s reliance on the income tax.

Curtis Shelton
August 10, 2022
Budget & Tax

Panasonic lessons can provide clarity

Transformational policy reforms and not corporate welfare hold the keys to creating an Oklahoma where Oklahomans can thrive.

Jonathan Small
August 8, 2022
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