Across the Prairie


IN THE NEWS: Oklahoma governor's licensing review a welcome development

By The Oklahoman Editorial Board GOV. Mary Fallin has called for review of Oklahoma’s occupational licensing laws with the goal of eliminating and reducing unnecessary regulation. That’s welcome news that

IN THE NEWS: Governor forms group to attack ‘burdensome regulation’

By Rick Green, The Oklahoman A task force headed by state Labor Commissioner Melissa Houston will examine occupational licensing in Oklahoma with the idea of cutting through regulations that can

IN THE NEWS: Oklahoma Governor Wants Scrutiny of ‘Unnecessary and Burdensome’ Licensing

By Eric Boehm,  Policymakers in Oklahoma are undertaking a review of the state’s occupational licensing laws to determine whether they are protecting the general public or creating a barrier

PRESS RELEASE: AFP-OK Applauds Fallin’s Task Force on Occupational Licensing

In response to Governor Mary Fallin’s formation of a Occupational Licensing Task Force, Americans for Prosperity-Oklahoma state director, John Tidwell, had the following to say: “While we need to be

IN THE NEWS: Task Force To Review Occupational Licensing

By Dale Denwalt, The Journal Record Gov. Mary Fallin is putting her political weight behind the issue of whether occupational licenses are too burdensome for business. She formed a task

A Permanent Tax is Never A Substitute for Meaningful Budget Reforms

Yesterday, the state House of Representatives tried to pass a cigarette tax increase (HB3210).  Leadership left the vote open for several hours to try to gain support, but the measure

Say No to Backdoor Medicaid Expansion

Last month, the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) announced a 25 percent provider rate reduction to Oklahoma’s Medicaid program because of expected cuts due to the state’s budget shortfall. The

Obstacles To Opportunity

Entrepreneurship has been a staple of the American dream since the founding of our nation.  Today, however, the entrepreneurial spirit that once fueled the world’s greatest economic power is in

Education Savings Accounts Will Empower Oklahoma Families

All children are unique. Shouldn’t our public education system reflect their differing goals, interests, and abilities? Education Savings Accounts (ESAs) are designed to address the educational needs of each individual

Welcome to Prosperity Across the Prairie

Here at Americans for Prosperity Oklahoma we want to make sure that our grassroots activists are up to date on the latest here in the Sooner State. This website is