Government & Budget

Good fiscal stewardship is crucial for a stable and effective state. A functional governance system is also essential to a fair and efficient regulatory environment. Finding solutions to our state’s government and budget challenges is imperative to building a stronger, more stable future for Oklahoma.



Issue Brief: Oklahoma's County Government Structure

Issue Brief: Oklahoma's County Government Structure

November 15, 2018

In Oklahoma, county governments play a major role in providing basic government services like public safety and roads. While these services need to continue in all counties, every county’s infrastructure, population, and workforce are different, and the current one-size-fits-all system of governance promotes inefficiency and stifles innovation.