Lawmakers Elect Leadership, Getting Ready for the New Governor & Epic's Funding Boost

Jan 11, 2019

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and ACLU Oklahoma Executive Director Ryan Kiesel about lawmakers elected leaders of both parties in the lead up to the 2019 legislative session, the state House passes new controversial rules including a ban on videos by lawmakers on the House floor and the state of Oklahoma is getting ready for a new governor with inaugural parties this weekend.

The trio also discusses a funding increase for Epic Virtual Charter School and other charter schools in the state with cuts to some of the largest public institutions and Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb gets a job in the private sector.