Tribal Gaming Funds Ruling, Oil Prices Impacts, Medicaid Expansion and More

Mar 13, 2020

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Politcal Consultant Neva Hill and ACLU Oklahoma Executive Director about a ruling from State Attorney General Mike Hunter telling the governor he can't keep funds from tribal gaming compacts in an escrow while he waits on a federal lawsuit, a drop in oil proces and Oklahoma energy company stocks could have a major impact on the state's budget and Governor Stitt calls on the health department to move forward with paperwork to file with the federal government for Medicaid expansion.

The trio also discusses legal action from the AG against Epic Virtual Charter School over withheld documents in an investigatin ordered by the govenor in July and Senator Jim Inhofe announces he is seeking a fifth term in office.