Candidate Filing, Criminal Justice Reform & Teacher Walkout Ends

Apr 20, 2018

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and ACLU Oklahoma Executive Director Ryan Kiesel about the 2018 candidate filings which resulted in nearly 800 people deciding to run for public office, State Attorney General Mike Hunter faces a challenge to his candidacy based off his residency and lawmakers advance seven bills designed to reform Oklahoma's criminal justice system.

The trio also discusses a judges ruling on the 17 month delay for the governor to fulfill the open records request from the Tulsa World, the Government Accountability Office finding the EPA violated federal spending law for Administrator Scott Pruitt's soundproof phone booth and the teacher walkout ends with educators passing the torch to parents and others passionate about funding education.