24 Mar

GOP Legislature’s Maladroit Management of State Budget Continues to Punish Public Education

[Oklahoma City, OK, March 24, 2016] House and Senate Democrats recently won a key victory for students by pressuring Governor Fallin to allocate state funds to alleviate Oklahoma’s school budget crisis. Governor Fallin initially opposed the measure but, following the ...

03 Mar

The Bloodletting of Oklahoma’s Education and Health Agencies

[Oklahoma City, OK, March 3, 2016] Republicans’ reckless tax cuts continue to bleed Oklahoma’s public education, healthcare, and public safety agencies dry with today’s announcement of an additional four percent across-the-board cut to agencies. Public education will receive the largest ...

02 Mar

Republicans Take State Budget Woes Out On Middle-Class Oklahomans

[Oklahoma City, OK, March 2, 2016] Oklahoma’s dire budget situation is not news to anyone in Oklahoma; however, the discussion of how to address it grows more concerning each day as hard-working, middle class Oklahomans are targeted again and again ...

02 Mar

ODP Statement on Last Night’s Democratic Primary

[Oklahoma City, OK, March 2, 2016] Yesterday, voters in Oklahoma’s Democratic Presidential Primary went to the polls and favored Senator Bernie Sanders over Secretary Hillary Clinton by a vote of 52-percent to 42-percent respectively; the remaining five Democratic candidates, including ...