Good Government

Stitt seeks to make agency rulemaking transparent

If an Oklahoma citizen tries to closely monitor state agencies’ rules and regulations today, the antiquated and cumbersome processes used by state officials are a major deterrent. But Gov. Kevin Stitt’s administration is working to end that problem, lawmakers were told Tuesday.

Ray Carter
September 22, 2020
Law & Principles, Good Government

Court upholds Oklahoma election security laws

A U.S. district court judge has rejected the Oklahoma Democratic Party and Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s request to strike down Oklahoma absentee-voting laws, declaring those laws impose only a “minimal burden” and that voter-fraud concerns “are legitimate and weighty.”

Ray Carter
September 18, 2020
Good Government

Recall effort highlights Norman mayor’s unpopularity

Citizen efforts to force a recall election of Norman Mayor Breea Clark have fallen short, yet the recall effort also showed broad public displeasure with Clark’s performance. The number of citizens who supported Clark’s ouster was 153-percent greater than the number of citizens who voted to elect Clark mayor in 2019.

Ray Carter
September 15, 2020
Good Government

Governor’s new hires bring history of policy success

Two new members of Gov. Kevin Stitt’s staff have either a history of advancing successful conservative policy reforms in Oklahoma or are winning strong praise from those active in such debates.

Ray Carter
August 17, 2020
Good Government

New car tag law may perpetuate antiquated system

This year lawmakers voted to restrict consumer choice and mandated that only tag agents can do online tag renewals.

Ray Carter
June 23, 2020
Good Government

Lankford, other GOP senators, call for police reform

U.S. Sen. James Lankford joined several other Republican lawmakers Wednesday to unveil a police-reform measure.

Ray Carter
June 17, 2020
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