Legislative Session 2024: Week 1 & 2

Legislative Session 2024: Week 1 & 2

With the State of the State address already seeming as though it was a month ago, many advocates feel that this is the bumpiest start to an Oklahoma Legislative Session. Resolutions have already been pushed through, with only hours’ notice and many bills are...
State of the State 2024

State of the State 2024

Another year, another State of the State, and another pre-state of the state protest. Last year, Governor Kevin Stitt’s State of the State address marking the start of the legislative session included protests calling out the massive amounts of legislation filed...
Inside an Interim Study

Inside an Interim Study

Between the end of session in May, repeated special sessions, and campaign announcements, the legislators at our State Capitol have also been hosting interim studies. With dozens filed, and some being completed (including one of our own) what do these really entail?...
Why does #MyMuslimVote Matter?

Why does #MyMuslimVote Matter?

This Friday is National Muslim Voter Registration Day! CAIR Oklahoma is partnering with My Muslim Vote to register people to vote before and after Jumah prayer at Islamic Centers across Oklahoma! But why care? Why register? Why vote if not for the fun sticker? Most...
Tribal Compacts and Government Dysfunction

Tribal Compacts and Government Dysfunction

By Timothy Gunsaulis, a summer 2023 intern with CAIR Oklahoma. A senior at Oklahoma State University (OSU) in Stillwater, Oklahoma Tim is majoring in Political Science with a minor in Spanish.  Over the past few months, a drama has been unfolding between Governor...