Janet Roloff, managing attorney at the Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma’s McAlester office, represents a Fort Towson couple who couldn't afford a private attorney in a legal action to foreclosure on their mobile home.

For Thousands, Civil Courts Are Out of Reach

Every month, thousands of low-income people show up in Oklahoma courts on civil cases with no attorney representing them, if they even appear at all. They can’t afford legal fees, are unaware of legal aid, or don’t believe they will get a break anyway. A commission is trying to make civil courts more accessible.

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A Conversation about Women in the Legislature

Reps. Elise Hall and Emily Virgin talk about why there are relatively few women in the Legislature and their experiences as lawmakers among colleagues and members of the public.

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For the Undecided, a 2016 Oklahoma Voters Guide

Undecided about the state questions? This nonpartisan detailed voters guide will help you decide how to vote on Nov. 8. The guide was assembled by a partnership of Oklahoma nonprofits and news media.