OKWC worked with lawmakers to help pass eight bills during the most recent legislative session.
Candidates in upcoming local elections encourage everyone to vote and listen to constituents’ concerns.
Guild and McAffrey vie to represent Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District.
Oklahoma City Council and others seek reforms and more transparency in Oklahoma tax laws.
“Everyone selling alcohol is to be licensed through ABLE. We pushed hard for that,” Bice said.
Just as powerful reporting, photos and video did in the ’60s, today’s national media coverage mixed with social media engagement have again thrust the conversation of police brutality, racial discrimination and civil rights into the public consciousness.
The State Capital Publishing Company building, formerly a museum, remains vacant as recent plans fall through.
“The rhetoric of ISIS against the LGBT community isn’t much different from a lot of people on the Christian right,” Schonauer said.
“Other people have 2- to 3-foot hurdles to jump, but you get a 10-foot-tall hurdle,” Knight said.
Oklahoma Policy Institute’s Do Something OK campaign educates voters about budget cuts and interacting with lawmakers to encourage change.