Teacher Raise Arguments, Oklahoma Number One for Incarceration & General Revenue Increase

Jun 15, 2018

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Poltical Consultant Neva Hill and sitting in for Ryan Kiesel is Oklahoma City Democratic Representative Forrest Bennett about arguments before the state Supreme Court on a repeal of a tax paying for raises to teachers, school support staff and state workers and a new study places Oklahoma number one in the nation and number one for countries with a population of more than 500,000 in incarceration.

The trio also discusses growing opposition to State Question 788, the medical marijuana initiative going before voters on June 26th and Oklahoma's general revenue increased by more than $100M in the month of May which is 28% above last year and 20% above the estimate.