OK County Jail Fight, EPIC Investigation, State Question 814 Opposition & More

Oct 9, 2020

  This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and Civil Rights Attorney Ryan Kiesel about a fight between the Oklahoma County Commissioners and the Oklahoma County Jail Trust over immigrations officers in the jail, the State Auditor releases a "deeply concerning" investigation of EPIC Virtual Charter School and the EPA gives Governor Stitt authority over environmental issues on tribal lands.

 

The trio also discusses health care groups coming together to oppose State Question 814 to take money from the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust for lawmakers to use to pay for expanding Medicaid and the State Supreme Court shoots down another provision of the 2014 Workers Compensation overhaul.