Oklahoma Archives

December 4, 2019

Why a COLA Matters in Oklahoma

On November 15, 2019, the Oklahoma House of Representatives held an interim study committee meeting on why retirees need a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). Rep. Avery Frix, the sponsor of the study, previously led a push to grant public employees a …

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November 21, 2019

Oklahoma: A Historical Look at Public Pensions

This year we have taken a look at the history of pensions in Kansas and Kentucky. Fraught with years of underfunding, legislative tax breaks, and subsidies to corporations, both Kansas and Kentucky’s pension systems are underfunded. Oklahoma was in a …

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