Together Tuesdays: A TOK chapter near you and join the policy boot camp

If you are brand new to the coalition I’d like to extend a warm welcome!  Together Oklahoma (TOK) is a non-partisan coalition of grassroots advocacy groups, non-profits, and concerned citizens. We believe that for Oklahoma to be a prosperous state, we must adequately fund and protect the core public services that create well-educated, healthy, safe, […]

Together Tuesdays Update: Post Session Wrap-Up Party and Budget Highlights

As promised we are going to have a Post Session Wrap-Up Party in District 28 to celebrate their success in the Forgotten Fourteen competition!  Please RSVP for a free ticket HERE to join members of the Together Oklahoma Coalition and the staff of the Oklahoma Policy Institute, including Executive Director David Blatt, on Wednesday, June […]

Together Tuesday Update: What happened this session? The good, bad, and ugly.

Together Oklahoma Priority Wins and Losses Now that we’ve had a little time to rest since the legislative session ended, let’s process how we did this year while it is still fresh in our minds.  As a loosely affiliated coalition of concerned citizens, we kicked off the 2015 session with six top policy priorities. Here is […]

Together Tuesday Update: The legislative session has ended – so now what?

The end of session and processing the budget cuts As many of you noticed our legislators managed to pass a budget deal and wrap up the legislative session before Memorial Day.  For this Together Tuesday Update we are definitely all together in our disappointment with the budget deal and concerned about what cuts agencies have under […]

Together Tuesday Update: Forgotten Fourteen Winner and Budget Talking Points

The State Budget Response We expect a state budget agreement to be announced by our state legislature very soon.   Are you ready to contact your legislators with your response to their proposal? If the budget deal suggests more cuts to state agencies that have suffered through cuts for many years, and we expect it will, how […]

Together Tuesdays Update: An early lead in the Forgotten Fourteen Contest and Who can you tell?

There are campaigns to lobby legislators with big money and special interests behind them. This isn’t one of those campaigns.  This is about you!  Halting the Tax Cut to save our state funding is about people, organizations, and businesses like you and yours spreading the information by word of mouth. YOU realize that Oklahoma’s schools, […]