Is Democracy Broken in Oklahoma?

Source:  Kara Joy McKee/Together Oklahoma Our state too often ranks in the bottom  for participation in the  political process and the health and well-being of citizens. What’s holding Oklahomans back, and how can we fix it? That’s the focus of “Together Tuesdays”, a statewide tour sponsored by the Together Oklahoma coalition. The Oklahoma Policy Institute’s Kara Joy McKee and Damario …

Insure Oklahoma Gets Short-Term Extension, But Most Low-Income Oklahoma Still Without Health Insurance

Source: David Blatt/The Journal Record Two major stories about health coverage in Oklahoma made the news last week. One was the announcement that the Obama administration has granted a second one-year extension for Insure Oklahoma, a Medicaid-funded health insurance program that provides coverage to some 18,500 low-income working-age Oklahomans and their families. The other was the release of a study by …