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OCPA column: School-choice moms tipped FL Gov race

School-choice moms tipped governor’s raceby Jonathan Small, president of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA)

Why did 100,000 African-American women in Florida vote for Trump-backed Republican Ron DeSantis over Andrew Gillum, a Democrat vying t…

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OCPA: Happy Birthday, Oklahoma

Happy Birthday, Oklahoma
By Trent England,
Executive Vice President of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA)

Oklahoma’s birthday was November 16. On that day in 1907, President Teddy Roosevelt issued the proclamation that made us a state. It…

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OCPA column: Who's like whom?

Who’s like whom?
by Jonathan Small, president of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

There’s been a lot of talk lately about which of the gubernatorial candidates is most like the current governor. Let’s look at it.One of the biggest issues in Oklahom…

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OCPA explains the five State Questions on the ballot

Every two years, Oklahoma voters go to the voting booth and find out that they are voting on more than just candidates for office; usually, there are multiple constitutional amendments on the ballot as well. The Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA…

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OCPA celebrates 25 years

Yesterday, the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs celebrated their 25th year in operation.Oklahoma’s premier center-right think tank, OCPA has rendered invaluable research and work to the conservative cause here in this state. Hopefully, under Governor…

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OCPA's Trent England comments on Kavanaugh appointment

OCPA Statement on Kavanaugh appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court

After Brett Kavanaugh was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, Trent England (pictured), Executive Vice President of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA), issued the following st…

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OCPA column: Teacher unions echo far left

Teacher unions echo far left

by Jonathan Small, president of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA)

There are still echoes from last spring’s Oklahoma teacher walkout, not all of them welcome.

Most recently, Randi Weingarten, president of the Ameri…

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OCPA column: Continued wind cronyism devastating school budgets

Continued wind cronyism devastating school budgets

by Jonathan Small, president of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

How did mankind figure out fire without a government program? These days every new technology has backers who insist they are one mo…

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OCPA president on Edmondson and Boren's call for higher taxes

OCPA president responds to Edmondson, Boren press conferenceAfter former officials David Boren and Drew Edmondson held a press conference on education, Jonathan Small, president of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA), released the following t…

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