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Oklahoma Watch is a nonprofit news organization specializing in investigative journalism. Long Story Short, a weekly podcast sponsored by the Kirkpatrick Foundation, lets you hear directly from our journalists as they provide deeper insight into their recently published stories.

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Oklahoma Watch is a nonprofit news organization specializing in investigative journalism. Long Story Short, a weekly podcast sponsored by the Kirkpatrick Foundation, lets you hear directly from our journalists as they provide deeper insight into their recently published stories.

    Oklahoma Watch summer intern introductions.

    Oklahoma Watch summer intern introductions.

    Oklahoma Watch summer interns Jake Ramsey, Jessica Pearce and Ruby Topalian introduce themselves, talk about what interests them in journalism and what they hope to cover this summer. Jennifer Palmer hosts.

    • 18 min
    Lawmakers Face Policy Decisions in Final Week of Session

    Lawmakers Face Policy Decisions in Final Week of Session

    Keaton Ross talks about how several bills passed this session will impact Oklahomans. He also covers the criminal and legal woes of four correctional officers who ordered the assault of a state prisoner. Heather Warlick discusses the 2024 Point in Time numbers for Oklahoma City's homeless population.

    • 20 min
    Memorial Day Weekend Mass Evictions

    Memorial Day Weekend Mass Evictions

    Heather Warlick discusses an unusually heavy eviction docket at the OKCounty District Courthouse. Paul Monies on how he found that GOP lawmakers had funded a new incentive for the oil and gas industry. Paul and Ted Streuli discuss the OSDE PR contract. Ted Streuli hosts.

    • 28 min
    House Committee Approves Most of Walters’ Controversial Rule Changes

    House Committee Approves Most of Walters’ Controversial Rule Changes

    Jennifer Palmer has been following the rare opposition to an agency’s proposed rule changes happening between lawmakers and the DoE. Paul Monies on the fallout from a 2022 law that forbids state pension funds, agencies and local governments from doing business with big banks thought to be boycotting the energy industry. Heather Warlick reported on an eviction case in which a man was evicted from his home for the alleged actions of another person. Ted Streuli hosts.

    • 25 min
    Millions More Go To Oklahoma Hospitals As Managed Care Begins

    Millions More Go To Oklahoma Hospitals As Managed Care Begins

    Paul Monies looks into how hospitals across Oklahoma are getting extra payments as part of the state’s move to a managed care payment model for its Medicaid program. Keaton Ross on several consequential bills affecting Oklahoma’s courts, prisons and jails. Jennifer Palmer talks about the education bills she’s watching in the final weeks of this year’s legislative session.

    • 23 min
    How Oklahoma Zoning Laws Contribute to the Housing Crisis

    How Oklahoma Zoning Laws Contribute to the Housing Crisis

    Heather Warlick recently wrote about how Oklahoma’s restrictive zoning ordinances may stand in the way of solving the state’s affordable housing shortage. Paul Monies discusses the latest developments at the Capitol, where lawmakers are in the last month of the regular session. Keaton Ross' latest story reported that staff at the Lawton Correctional Facility were negligent as a prisoner was brutally murdered. Ted Streuli hosts.

    • 21 min

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