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.

OU’s New President: Facts You Didn’t Know

The naming of a retired energy executive as the University of Oklahoma’s 14th president caught many observers by surprise. Here’s a look at some of the aspects surrounding the choice of Jim Gallogly.

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.