Oklahoma Slow to Adopt Changes to Ease Voting Laws

More than 60 legislative bills have been filed since 2015 that seek to make voting and registering to vote easier in the state. Ten passed, but the most significant one, allowing online voter registration, may not be in place for two to three more years.

A Look at the State Budget, Trim by Trim

The Legislature approved a fiscal 2018 appropriated budget totaling $6.9 billion, which is basically the same as last year’s. Among 68 agencies or entities listed, 53, or more than three-fourths, saw their budgets shaved or held flat.