oklahoma Legislative Alerts

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 […]

The people want a fighter, not a lover (of big government)

June 02, 2015

Note: The following opinion piece was published in the Tulsa World on May 31, 2015   There are fewer truths that have held the test of time: People like what they like. Now granted, there are plenty of you rolling your eyes right now, but it’s hard to argue the point. People like what they […]

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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 […]

Americans For Prosperity Praises Oklahoma Lawmakers For Fighting Against EPA Overreach

April 24, 2015

Oklahoma City, OK (April 23, 2015)– John Tidwell, Oklahoma State Director of Americans For Prosperity, released the following statement regarding passage of Senate Bill 676. “On behalf of Americans For Prosperity and our 35,000 activists across Oklahoma, we thank our state lawmakers for hearing the voices of everyday Oklahomans and passing SB 676 to protect […]

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