A veteran investigative reporter who has covered eastern Oklahoma for more than 15 years, Clifton joined The Frontier in April 2017. A native of southeastern Oklahoma, he has covered numerous issues from criminal justice to politics for publications including the Tulsa World, the Oklahoma Gazette, and Oklahoma Watch. Clifton holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma.
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As animal welfare groups push regulators to crack down on overseas gamefowl shipments from Oklahoma, advocates of the sport are hopeful the state will reduce penalties for cockfighting from a felony to a misdemeanor.
Clifton Adcock and Reese Gorman, The Frontier, Jennifer Palmer, Oklahoma Watch May 19, 2022
Gov. Kevin Stitt blocked a bill that would have required cabinet members to disclose their finances. The bill would have shown Secretary of Education Ryan Walters makes at least $120,000 a year as executive director of a nonprofit organization that keeps its donors secret.