The teacher walkout and wave of educators filing to run for political office in Oklahoma this year reflects a national trend. A series by The Guardian, being republished in part by Oklahoma Watch, examines the reasons behind the surge in teacher activism.
Oklahoma Watch, in partnership with the League of Women Voters of Oklahoma, will host a public forum Thursday, Sept. 27, in Oklahoma City about State Question 794, which would amend the state constitution to reinforce and extend the rights of crime victims.
In this short video, find out what State Question 794 proposes on crime victims’ rights, including some pros and cons. This “Marsy’s Law” measure, which would amend the Oklahoma Constitution, will be on the Nov. 6 ballot.
A handful of small Oklahoma cities have become owners of dozens of Oklahoma nursing homes across the state in the past 15 months, hoping to tap into a federal program that will bring them millions of dollars. Can they ensure quality of care?
Political spending by secretive groups that are allowed to hide their donors have already spent what is likely a record amount this year to influence Oklahoma political races. The spending is expected to surge in the weeks leading up to the November election.
Oklahoma Watch, in conjunction with the League of Women Voters of Oklahoma, is rolling out a video series to promote voter engagement during the 2018 general-election campaign. Today: a one-minute look at the race for attorney general.
The federal government has clawed back another $32 million in Medicaid matching funds as part of an ongoing dispute over Oklahoma’s use of the money to help fund medical schools that treat Medicaid patients. However, the agency said it would provide matching money through June 2019.
Oklahoma Watch, in conjunction with the League of Women Voters of Oklahoma, is launching a video series to promote voter engagement during the 2018 general-election campaign. The series, “In One Minute,” begins with a minute-long look at the governor’s race.