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Oklahoma Academy News: October 2018

The Oklahoma Academy office has been a hub of activity as we are now at a little over a month away from this year’s Town Hall which will focus on how we might modernize Oklahoma’s current tax code to one that combines equity, adequacy, simplicity, transparency, and administrative ease. One of the great quotes used in this year’s Town Hall Resource Document is from Eleanor Roosevelt in which she says, “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” As you all know, at the Academy we strive to achieve this exact idea by giving citizens the opportunity to honestly and openly discuss the issues, determine the solutions, and collaborate to develop public policies that th...

Lynn Thompson | Oct 3, 2018
Oklahoma Academy News: July 2018

While the heat increases as summer moves forward, The Oklahoma Academy is heating up with several things! The 25th Annual Salute will be held in mid-August and tickets are selling fast, we are taking nomination applications for the 2018 Town Hall addressing the state’s tax code, we have two new staff members who are dynamite, and we are holding Listening Sessions for the Town Hall now through Aug. 14! Read on below for more information and check our calendar page for upcoming events!

Oklahoma Academy Salute: Individual and couples tickets for the annual Oklahoma Academy Salute are on sale and can be purchased online or by emailing lauren@okacademy.org. In honor of the Academy’s 25th Salute, KFOR’s Kevin Ogle will be the evening’s Master of Ceremonies, along with V. Burn...

Jennifer Engleman | Jul 12, 2018