Good Government

Stitt records highest approval among state officials

Gov. Kevin Stitt has the highest approval rating of several statewide-elected officials, according to polling released this month.

Ray Carter
April 12, 2021
Good Government

Ban on controversial ‘training’ sidelined

Several state Republican lawmakers filed legislation this year to prevent government-funded entities from mandating the controversial training, which critics say endorses explicit racism and social division.

Ray Carter
March 15, 2021
Good Government

Election recount measure moves ahead

Ballot measures that pass by very narrow margins would be subject to automatic election recounts under legislation approved by the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

Ray Carter
March 3, 2021
Family & Community, Good Government
Good Government

Oklahoma lawmakers target social-media censorship

Members of the Oklahoma Senate have voted to impose new penalties on social media companies found to have engaged in the censorship of their users.

Ray Carter
February 23, 2021
Good Government

Legislation to impede church closings advances

Legislation that would protect places of worship from government-ordered closures during a pandemic has advanced from a state House committee.

Ray Carter
February 3, 2021
Budget & Tax, Good Government

OKC Mayor Holt ducks reparations questions from citizens

More than six months after touting his leadership role in the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt remains silent on whether he agrees with that group’s support for potential reparation payments for slavery and racial discrimination, a proposal that could cost up to $6.2 quadrillion.

Ray Carter
January 14, 2021
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