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...
2024 Policy Platforms

2024 Policy Platforms

Each year the Government Affairs Department looks at bills filed past and present to see what our legislature might focus on for the upcoming legislative session and how this will impact our community. In addition, we look at our state as a whole and its status as it...
Palestine, the First Amendment, and You

Palestine, the First Amendment, and You

Background In the wake of the violence erupting in the embattled territory of Israel/Palestine, many Muslim students and their families, especially those who are directly affected by the conflict, may wish to exercise their First Amendment rights to protests or...
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?...