Medicaid Expansion Campaign, Joe Allbaugh Retires & Democrats Elect a New Chair

Jun 14, 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 an awareness campaign from supporters of Medicaid Expansion as they get ready to gather signatures pending a legal challenge to their ballot initiative, Oklahoma Director of Corrections announces his retirement abruptly at a meeting Wednesday and the Pardon and Parole Board discusses implementation of House Bill 1269 which makes could reduce prison time for several Oklahomans. 

The trio also discusses the first meeting of the Oklahoma County Jail Trust and the Democratic Party elects Alicia Andrews as it's first African American female chair.