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Educational choice: Where policy meets progress

September 28, 2015

Our geographically based public education system is deeply ingrained in American culture. Even prior to the rise of public school systems in America, community schools outside of the home were necessarily only available to those within geographic reach. In modern America, geography plays a role in everything from football to funding in our educational system. […]

What does freedom mean to you?

July 03, 2015

As we approached Independence Day, Americans For Prosperity asked some of our most loyal Oklahoma activists and supporters to define freedom for themselves. Please enjoy these quotes and add your own in the comments section. As Ronald Reagan once said, “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to […]

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August 04, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY — President Obama’s announcement of the finalized “Clean Power Plan” today is his administration’s most forward attempt to tax the climate, which could result in higher energy costs for consumers across the state of Oklahoma. Oklahoma’s Attorney General, Scott Pruitt, has been the leading AG in the lawsuit against these rules. And just this […]

AFP State Director Comments on AEP-PSO Rate Increase Request

July 02, 2015

Tulsa, Okla. — John Tidwell, State Director of Americans For Prosperity-Oklahoma, released the following statement regarding the AEP-PSO rate request. “Today, American Electric Power-Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (AEP-PSO) filed a rate case request to raise revenues $172 million per year to recover costs in their plan to satisfy EPA regional haze and air emission regulations by shuttering […]


June 30, 2015

The Supreme Court’s decision on the Clean Air Act brings relief to Oklahomans OKLAHOMA CITY — Americans for Prosperity Oklahoma applauds the Supreme Court ruling in the Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency case against the EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxic Standards rule. With this decision the court recognized the MATS rule exceeds the EPA’s power. Unfortunately this has […]

Americans For Prosperity Statement On Governor’s Veto Of SB676

May 02, 2015

TULSA, OK – On Friday, John Tidwell, State Director of Americans For Prosperity, the state’s largest economic freedom advocacy group released the following statement regarding Governor Fallin’s veto of Senate Bill 676, a measure designed to push back against the EPA’s overreach and keep utility rates as low as possible for all Oklahomans: “From the […]

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