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Government Spending
December 17, 2019
Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs Takes Initiative to ‘Save Our States’
OCPA has become a trusted source for fact-based public policy analysis in the Sooner State, fighting for free-market principles and greater opportunity.
Constitutional Reform
November 1, 2019
Louisiana State Bar Association Sued over Mandatory Dues
"In Louisiana and 29 other states, those who practice law are being denied their First Amendment rights not to speak, not to associate with a group against their will, and not to pay for others’ political advocacy.”
Constitutional Reform
October 1, 2019
The Electoral College Matters and Has Benefited Us
Under the Electoral College system, presidential elections are decentralized, taking place in the states.
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Government & Politics
September 27, 2019
Coloradans Will Vote on National Popular Vote Law in 2020
The law places Colorado in a compact of states that pledge to award all their electoral votes to whichever presidential candidate receives a majority of the NPV.
Constitutional Reform
September 17, 2019
Budget-Busting Debt Ceiling Deal Strengthens Argument for Convention of States
Congress just gave us 1.7 trillion more reasons why a Convention of States could be our last, best hope to stop the out-of-control, debt-financed federal spending machine.
Law
August 20, 2019
Landmark Supreme Court Ruling Gives Takings Cases Path to Federal Courts
The Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling opens the federal courts to property owners seeking “just compensation” under the Fifth Amendment for the taking of their property by government for a public

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Constitutional Reform
December 17, 2019
By Ray Carter
OCPA has become a trusted source for fact-based public policy analysis in the Sooner State, fighting for free-market principles and greater opportunity.
November 1, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
"In Louisiana and 29 other states, those who practice law are being denied their First Amendment rights not to speak, not to associate with a group against their will, and not to pay for others’ political advocacy.”
October 1, 2019
By Trent England
Under the Electoral College system, presidential elections are decentralized, taking place in the states.
September 27, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
The law places Colorado in a compact of states that pledge to award all their electoral votes to whichever presidential candidate receives a majority of the NPV.
September 17, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Congress just gave us 1.7 trillion more reasons why a Convention of States could be our last, best hope to stop the out-of-control, debt-financed federal spending machine.
August 20, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling opens the federal courts to property owners seeking “just compensation” under the Fifth Amendment for the taking of their property by government for a public
July 9, 2019
By Owen Macaulay
The state’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR) requires the state and local governments to refund excess revenues to residents.
July 3, 2019
By Frank Keeney
Article V of the Constitution provides two methods of amendment.
June 18, 2019
By Frank Keeney
Today our federal government is gridlocked, dysfunctional, and in desperate need of repair.
June 15, 2019
By Nolan Ryan, Ashley Herzog
A proposed agreement among states would throw their votes in the Electoral College to the presidential candidate winning the popular vote nationally.