Corrections Emergency, Budget Lawsuits & OKC Education Petition

Jun 30, 2017

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 dire situation at the Department of Corrections according to Director Joe Allbaugh, the state faces a lawsuit by car dealers over a tax increase on the sale of new motor vehicles as well as a suit by Republican candidate for Governor Gary Richardson over other issues in the budget passed last month by lawmakers.

The trio also discusses a petition to create a 0.25% income tax in Oklahoma City to increase funding for schools and thoughts on the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the State Capitol.