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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A former state employee, backed by pension groups and an organization that represents public workers, is suing to overturn an Oklahoma law banning the state from doing business with financial firms accused of boycotting the fossil fuel industry.
The state will likely grant exceptions for pension systems using companies accused of boycotting the fossil fuel industry, Oklahoma Treasurer told executives after asking journalists and attorneys to leave the room.