Donors to Pruitt’s Oklahoma Groups Now Lobby EPA, and Reap Benefits

As an Oklahoma politician, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt received $181,000 in political contributions from donors who lobbied the EPA last year, according to a review of data by the nonprofit organization MapLight.

Interviews Show Teachers on a Collision Course with Unwavering Lawmakers

Despite the warning that teachers will walk out and shut down much of Oklahoma’s public school system, early indicators are that many legislators aren’t budging on positions that led to a stalemate on a teacher pay hike. Oklahoma Watch contacted lawmakers on both sides.

Annotating Fallin’s State of the State Speech

In her final State of the State address, Gov. Mary Fallin made no bones about her central point: Pass the Step Up Oklahoma plan proposed by business and civic leaders. Oklahoma Watch writers use annotations to analyze the speech.