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Statement from Oklahoma Catholic Bishops in support of State Question 802

The City Sentinel Online, Staff Report A statement from the Catholic Conference of Oklahoma, sent to The City Sentinel and other news organizations, expressed support for State Question 802, the constitutional ballot initiative aiming to expand Medicaid in the Sooner State. The June 8 statement, issued on behalf of Oklahoma’s two Catholic bishops, read as […]

Analysis: S.Q. 802: After legal ruling and petition drive, stage is set for Medicaid Expansion vote

Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Although voters still must render a verdict on State Question 802 – and although the Affordable Care act upon which it is predicated. remains under legal attack — advocates for expansion of Medicaid coverage in Oklahoma have ready fashioned a modest niche in Sooner State history. In […]

More of CapitolBeatOK’s Top Stories for 2019 – A ‘black hole’ at OU, James Lankford’s performance, Non-Compact developments in Indian Country, Medicaid Expansion, and Horn’s vote to Impeach

Patrick B. McGuigan, CapitolBeatOK   The top five news stories in Oklahoma government and policy were outlined in a December 31 story, which is commended to the attention of readers. The University of Oklahoma somehow became, over the past years, a “Black Hole” for journalists and citizens wanting to monitor how tax dollars are spent. […]

Oklahoma Academy recommendations include tax reform, budget transparency and Medicaid Expansion

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Academy has released policy recommendations and ideas for the Sooner State’s government. The resulting report was condensed from views of involved citizens, expressed at a series of town hall meetings across Oklahoma in the latter part of 2015. Recommendations from the organization include tax reform […]

ACLU Executive Director Kiesel encourages Oklahoma Legislature to expand Medicaid

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Legislature should move quickly to expand Medicaid, using the extra funds for health care coverage and to address criminal justice issues, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma said last week. By expanding Medicaid coverage ACLU Oklahoma leader Ryan Kiesel said the state would […]

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