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
Good Government

Police unions could create barrier to reform

Few cases show the need for union reform more than Laquan McDonald’s death.

Curtis Shelton
June 16, 2020
Family & Community, Good Government

Transparency fuels profanity at Capitol

During this year’s session OCPA President Jonathan Small had a never-before encountered public experience that really stands out.

Jonathan Small
May 22, 2020
Budget & Tax, Good Government

Stitt vows transparency for CARES funding, warns cities can’t use it for shortfalls

Oklahomans will be able to view how the state spends $1.2 billion in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding by going to the state’s online “checkbook,” Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Wednesday.

Ray Carter
May 20, 2020
Family & Community, Good Government

Oklahoma ranks among worst on unemployment payments

If what the government gives, it can take away, some wonder if the reverse holds true. Can the government give back what it takes away?

Ray Carter
April 9, 2020
Good Government

Candidate filing begins amid COVID-19 restrictions

Candidate filing for Oklahoma’s 2020 elections began Wednesday, April 8, under what may be the most unusual circumstances in state history.

Ray Carter
April 9, 2020