Good Government

Poll shows Oklahomans approve of Stitt, not Biden

A newly released poll of registered Oklahoma voters shows a majority approve of Gov. Kevin Stitt, while a supermajority disapprove of President Joe Biden.

Ray Carter
December 23, 2021
Good Government

Oklahoma’s pandemic response earns high marks

Governments’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic varied greatly from state to state. What sorts of consequences did governmental actions have?

Curtis Shelton
December 10, 2021
Education, Good Government

Oklahoma lawmakers call on OSSBA to act

Fifteen members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives have called on the Oklahoma State School Boards Association to publicly denounce the National School Boards Association’s recent request for federal law enforcement officials to investigate parent protesters under anti-terrorism and hate-crimes laws.

Ray Carter
October 26, 2021
Criminal Justice, Good Government

McGirt helping Aryan Brotherhood, harming Indians?

Oklahomans have been assured tribal police help provide a “blanket of protection” for all citizens despite the McGirt ruling. But state law enforcement officials tell a different story and say McGirt has created a blanket of protection mostly for criminals, including a member of the Universal Aryan Brotherhood.

Ray Carter
October 25, 2021
Good Government

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
Good Government

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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