Our active participation in federal, state and local regulations and public policy decisions that affect our employees, business, customers and communities where we operate is essential to ONEOK's success.
ONEOK’s government relations department promotes policy consistent with our business objectives by communicating with and educating legislators, regulators and local officials about our business and industry.
Our representatives, including ONEOK lobbyists and contract lobbyists across our operating area, actively monitor legislative issues and administrative rule-makings in more than a dozen states and in Washington, D.C.
ONEOK, Inc. does not make corporate contributions to (1) political candidates, parties, committees or campaigns; (2) 527 groups (such as super PACs); or (3) 501(c)(4) organizations (or other tax exempt entities) formed for political purposes. In addition, in most circumstances ONEOK, Inc. will not make contributions designed to influence the outcome of ballot measures. However, ONEOK, Inc. has in the past, and may in the future, support or oppose specific ballot measures that could impact the company, its employees, assets or operations. In the event ONEOK, Inc. decides to support or oppose a particular ballot measure, the company will provide the appropriate disclosure of such support or opposition, including any corporate funds expended for that purpose.