Serena Blaiz ends a month hiatus by looking at a slurry of state of the ___ speeches. State of the Union terror alert, State of the State BS, State of the City elitism. Thankfully Bob Waldrop provides a solid alternative message about the real state/history of OKC and Rena expounds on the state of the resistance. Other news items and upcoming events.
As the 2018 legislative session approaches, Oklahoma Policy Institute’s State Budget Summit will be a must for anyone looking to be better informed and more actively engaged on state budget issues. This year’s Summit will feature panels of top state leaders and keynote speaker Vanessa Williamson, a Brookings Institute fellow and the author of Read […]
Seven new Democrats were elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives on Nov. 8.
Can You Hear Them Now? By State Representative David Perryman Paul Marcarelli, formerly the “Test Man” in the Verizon commercials, is known for the question, “Can you hear me now?” Since that phrase became famous, it has morphed into a question that is used to inquire as to whether a person’s communication is “effective” rather […]
The Oklahoma Republican-majority policies and budget cuts to public education are sending teachers out of state and hurting out kids.
An interview with Christina Owen about a protest in Norman of a city-sponsored event commemorating the Oklahoma Land Run in 1889 that ignores and offends native Americans. Then a report from Andy Moore about Let’s Fix This, a new grassroots initiative created to advocate for solutions to Oklahoma’s critical political and economic problems. Finally, a […]
More info on HJR 1062. Thanks to Mark Faulk for the “Hall of Shame” image.