Editorial: Legislation's fate shouldn't be decided in secret caucus votes

State integrity news for Oklahoma, from the Oklahoman:

While it is common for caucus meetings, which are private, to involve strategy and policy discussions as well as internal votes on issues or leadership picks, it's unusual for a closed caucus to be made the forum for final action on a bill.

Each party's caucus names members to leadership positions for a reason. Those leaders have to be willing to take the heat for hard choices if they want to enjoy the perks of the power.

Read the rest of the story at the Oklahoman.

(Photo credit: Caleb Long.)
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