Cost of Living Adjustments, Governor Stitt Testimony & Tribal Gaming Compacts & More

Nov 22, 2019

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with ACLU Oklahoma Executive Director Ryan Kiesel and sitting in for Neva Hill is Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs Director of External Relations Dave Bond about renewal of calls to provide a Cost of Living Adjustment for state retirees, Governor Stitt goes before the U.S. Senate to support a federal proposal to stop states from using the Clean Water Act to block energy projects and time is running out in the stalemate between the governor and tribal leaders over gaming compacts.

The trio also discusses a bill to extend Oklahoma's ban on smoking to bars and another piece of legislation to provide a tax break for gun safety classes in response to the permitless carry law.