Budget & Tax

Brandon Dutcher | February 26, 2009

Taming the vast-leftwing kleptocracy

Brandon Dutcher

"A House committee Wednesday approved a measure to require state employees and agency heads to report how much time they spend talking with legislators promoting or opposing legislation," The Oklahoman reports. This is a good idea, as OCPA pointed out in several articles in the October 2006 issue of Perspective.

Brandon Dutcher Senior Vice President

Brandon Dutcher

Senior Vice President

Brandon Dutcher is OCPA’s senior vice president. Originally an OCPA board member, he joined the staff in 1995. Dutcher received his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Oklahoma. He received a master’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in public policy from Regent University. Dutcher is listed in the Heritage Foundation Guide to Public Policy Experts, and is editor of the book Oklahoma Policy Blueprint, which was praised by Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman as “thorough, well-informed, and highly sophisticated.” His award-winning articles have appeared in Investor’s Business Daily, WORLD magazine,,, The Oklahoman, the Tulsa World, and 200 newspapers throughout Oklahoma and the U.S. He and his wife, Susie, have six children and live in Edmond.

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