LWVOK Advocacy Day!

Anne Williams Blog Post

Approximately 25 representatives from across the state attended the LWVOK Advocacy Day on March 6th in Oklahoma City. The day began with training and discussion at the state League office.  Former State Senator Angela Monson, who has been working to expand access to healthcare for over 30 years, spoke about efforts to expand Medicaid in Oklahoma.  Please go to:  https://okpolicy.org/issues/health/ …

Why I’m Optimistic about Education in Oklahoma

Emily Davis News

By Dr. Keith Ballard, Superintendent, Tulsa Public Schools I am optimistic about education in Oklahoma. In my seven years at Tulsa Public Schools, we have made great progress. In 2008, I joined a district that had, in many respects, lost its way. We had buildings in poor repair and classrooms that had fallen behind the times. Our children were not …

Earth Day guest blog: Barbara VanHanken

Emily Davis News, News and Updates

The following is a guest blog written Barbara VanHanken, League of Women Voters Board Member and Oklahoma Sierra Club Chair. This is the 45th year our nation is celebrating Earth Day on April 22nd! Over these many years, we have seen our natural resources being depleted resulting in increased air pollution, water scarcity and our land and oceans being depleted …