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Helping kids is good sense – and popularBy Jonathan Small, President of OCPAOklahoma ranks poorly in national comparisons of educational achievement. This year lawmakers have a proven way to start improving those statistics.Senate Bill 407 would increa…

Statement from Jonathan Small, president of the Oklahoma Council for Public Affairs, on the filing of a ballot initiative to put Medicaid expansion on the ballot. “There isn’t support in the Legislature or the public for forcing Obamacare’s Medica…

OCPA: Is TSET putting nightclubs ahead of doctors?

OKLAHOMA CITY (April 15, 2019) – Oklahoma’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust has spent as much, and sometimes more, promoting bars and nightclubs and a boathouse foundation than it has on recruiting rural doct…

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OCPA column: SB605 is bad policy, no matter where you try it

Senate Bill 605 is bad policy, no matter where you try it

By Kaitlyn Finley, policy research fellow at the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs.

Although Oklahomans have wisely rejected repeated attempts to expand Medicaid under Obamacare, new proposals ke…

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OCPA column: Limited government should also be effective

by Curtis Shelton, policy research fellow at the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

Who runs Oklahoma’s largest state agencies?

This is a hard question to answer. Governors and legislators appoint members to ag…

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OCPA, House Dem Leader react to agency accountability plan

Following a press conference featuring Governor Kevin Stitt, House Speaker Charles McCall, and Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat announcing several bills aimed at restoring accountability to state agencies, we have two opposite reactions to the p…

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