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DHS officials dismiss critical state review

Increased funding provided to the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS), intended to move people with disabilities off a years-long waiting list and begin providing them state services, has had little impact, a new review finds.

Ray Carter
October 5, 2021
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Oklahoma AG opposes federal control of elections

Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor has joined 22 other state attorneys general in vowing to fight in court a proposed law promoted by congressional Democrats that would significantly federalize elections.

Ray Carter
September 15, 2021
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Stitt argues for state regulatory authority over abortion

Gov. Kevin Stitt has joined 11 other governors to file an amicus brief that argues the U.S. Supreme Court should overturn prior rulings and leave regulation of abortion up to state governments.

Ray Carter
July 29, 2021
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Stitt gets high approval after successful session

A new poll shows 59 percent of Oklahoma registered voters approve of Gov. Kevin Stitt’s job performance and 63 percent believe Oklahoma is headed in the right direction.

Ray Carter
July 8, 2021
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A citizen’s guide to the Oklahoma Legislature

Few of us have thought much about how the Legislature works since our 9th-grade civics class or maybe a freshman college government course, so most of us are a little rusty on the process. A little refresher will help you be more effective in the policymaking world.

Rick Farmer, Ph.D.
June 25, 2021
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State leaders declare session a success

Now that the session is in the rearview mirror, legislative leaders are declaring it one of the most accomplished in recent memory.

Ray Carter
May 27, 2021
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