Rethinking Emergency Powers in Oklahoma

Rethinking Emergency Powers in Oklahoma

Rethinking Emergency Powers in Oklahoma Author Mike Davis Abstract This paper analyzes Oklahoma’s gubernatorial emergency powers and finds them lacking. It recommends enacting a tight limit on the amount of time an emergency can be declared to exist, limiting local...
Emergency Implies Urgency: Why Covid-19 in Oklahoma Never Qualified

Oklahoma Educators Need to Read, and Follow, Directions

Read all the directions. Teachers used to say this before every test. Read all the directions. Following them was implied. Those who went directly to the first question often made mistakes. Sometimes extra credit was hidden in the directions. Unfortunately, Oklahoma...
Emergency Implies Urgency: Why Covid-19 in Oklahoma Never Qualified

Legislators Have a Responsibility to Make Laws, Not Goals

The world seems to be dividing into two camps. In the first camp, we value freedom, and we know that it can only survive with a healthy dose of personal responsibility. We accept responsibility for our actions, including our mistakes. Those in the second camp value...