Clifton Adcock of The Frontier
Clifton is a veteran investigative reporter for The Frontier who has covered eastern Oklahoma for more than 15 years. A native of southeastern Oklahoma, he has covered numerous issues from criminal justice to politics for publications including The Tulsa World, Oklahoma Gazette and Oklahoma Watch. Clifton holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma.
Federal auditors found problems with Oklahoma’s COVID-19 relief programs for students. It’s causing delays in spending additional funds totalling nearly $18 million.
Oklahoma Gov. Stitt gave families $8M for school supplies in the pandemic; They bought Christmas trees, gaming consoles and hundreds of TVsOklahoma gave a Florida company a no-bid contract to distribute $18 million in pandemic relief money as a test-run for school vouchers. Now federal investigators are eyeing the deal.
Loopholes in state residency requirements have led to an influx of out-of-state investment through 'ghost owners.'