2024 State Primary Elections

2024 State Primary Elections

Primaries are over, what next? Last week there were statewide primary elections in over 40 districts. This included three congressional seats, county commissioners, and the state legislature (house and senate). While some races saw dramatic wins, others had closer...
59th Session of OK Legislature

59th Session of OK Legislature

With the conclusion of the 59th Session of the Oklahoma Legislature, it is time to evaluate what resulted from four months packed with committee meetings, floor hearings, rallies, and more. At the beginning of the session, we filtered through over 4,000 bills and...
The State Budget – 2025

The State Budget – 2025

Every legislative session concludes with the discussion of the state budget, and every year this moment proves to be highly contentious in every corner of the capitol. Last year, the Governor called multiple special sessions related to the budget, in particular income...
Legislative Session Week 13

Legislative Session Week 13

With a little over two weeks of the legislative session left, the final days are dominated with budget talks, vetoes, and more. This week also saw the 10th annual Muslim Day at the Capitol on Monday and Wednesday was Hispanic Cultural Day that also featured a rally...
Legislative Session Week 12

Legislative Session Week 12

(This week’s update was written by Policy & Advocacy Intern Hayden Vasquez !) Oklahoma has experienced another week of substantial activity within the legislature. As we approach the sine die adjournment of both the Oklahoma House and Senate, both chambers...