Children’s Legislative Agenda Set, Advocate Training Slated for January

Children’s Legislative Agenda Set, Advocate Training Slated for January

The 2021 legislative session is fast approaching, one more sign that 2020 is almost in the rearview mirror. Now is the time for child advocates to begin preparing for what likely will be a very interesting year at the Oklahoma State Capitol.

I am reminded of the ancient curse: “May you live in interesting times.”

With the likelihood that a COVID-19 vaccination will not be ready in time for the second of the four phases of distribution, the first half of the session might look much like last year when legislators met virtually and voted in small groups.

The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) is working with lawmakers to ensure priority bills supported by our team are submitted before the bill-filing deadline on Friday, December 11.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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