I'm sure every state in the union does the same old song and dance each year. The people vote, the legislators legislate, and everyone is given new and updated rules to follow the following year.

Oklahoma is no different.

While most of the new laws on the books are in addition or complimentary of others already on the books, some changes are small, others not so much.

Some of the standout issues the state has addressed are the expansion of health rights for women and our state's youth. That's usually a good thing.

Officially making the jump to Real ID compliance but not requiring it all the same is one of the more weird flexes for legislators. It's sure to create future debate and probably "guaranteed employment" for those on both political sides.

Libraries and content censorship have been a very hot topic for the last year or so, and Oklahoma has officially dipped its toes in the proverbial pool.

Additional changes to our marijuana industry can be shown as both common sense growth, but also money grabs for additional tax revenues.

Here are the standout new and updated laws that our elected leaders have achieved in 2022.

New Oklahoma Laws That Went Into Effect In 2022

Another year, another bunch of new laws to learn. Most of them have little to no impact on the average citizen, the rest are so subtle in bureaucratic wording, they aren't important enough to even mention. Here are the notable new laws that went into effect in 2022.

16 Annoying Things Oklahoma Drivers Do

I can't even begin to tell you how often the conversation turns to bad driving in my circle. Now I've lived in a bunch of different states, and driven in many more as my family's safe vacation driver, I can tell you some of the most common driver complaints are universal... but as Oklahoma drivers seem to swear they're the best, here are some of the things that annoy the rest of us.

Oklahoma Restaurants People Swear Are Worth The Drive

Eating out is entertainment. Sometimes it's you and your better half, other times you'll drag the family along with you. Either/or, if you've got time to kill and want to sample the best Oklahoma offers, here are the restaurants' everyone swears are worth every moment in the car to and from.

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