BREAK THE TAPE INITIATIVE
Governor Stitt knows we must break the red tape that hinders job creators, government agencies, and citizens across Oklahoma. He is committed to reducing outdated and burdensome regulations that stand in the way our of economy, while protecting those regulations necessary to preserve public health, welfare, and safety. Governor Stitt aims to empower Oklahomans with more freedom to pursue their work and exercise ingenuity. By removing the burden of excessive regulation, we will create greater opportunities for individuals, business owners, farmers, and families.
In order for us to become a Top 10 State, we must reduce government bureaucracy and red tape.
That’s why our goal is to reduce Red Tape by 25%.
HELP US BREAK THE TAPE
We need your help.
If you know of any costly, ineffective, duplicative or outdated regulation that’s affecting you or someone you know, report it below. The Governor’s Office will review it. You can play a role in cutting back on red tape and government bureaucracy.
WHAT IS RED TAPE?
Simply put, it is overbearing bureaucracy that needs to be cut back.
The term “red tape” refers to rules, policies, or government services that do little or nothing to serve the public interest while creating financial cost or frustration for producers and consumers.
Oklahoma Regulatory Comparison
Our Administrative Code has:
Compared to surrounding states, Oklahoma is highly regulated. Oklahoma’s regulatory code has DOUBLE the amount of restricted phrases than Kansas.
(based upon research by Mercatus Research Center)
REGULATORY REFORM ACROSS THE NATION
It’s not just Oklahoma. Governor Stitt is joining federal and state leaders across the country in breaking the red tape.
GOVERNOR STITT'S PLAN
Governor Stitt plans to reduce unnecessary regulations by 25%. By removing the burden of excessive regulation, we will create greater opportunity for Oklahoma.