New law seeks to maximize investment yields, Oklahoma officials say

BY: - August 31, 2023

Oklahoma city and county governments will have the ability to pool their investments when a new law takes effect later this year.  House Bill 2538 allows cities and counties to combine funds to increase the potential for higher yields on investments, said Rep. Mark Lepak, R-Claremore, co-author of the bill. “You’ve got a bigger bulk […]

Harm of anti-LGBTQ laws includes economic pain for communities, families

BY: - August 30, 2023

Roberto Che Espinoza had been thinking about leaving Tennessee after the 2024 election, but in June they noticed that the state attorney general was seeking medical records on gender-affirming medical care, which Espinoza, a nonbinary transgender man, said included their own records. “Being on any kind of list … I knew after the release of […]