Tribal Gaming, Recreational Marijuana Petitions, Raising the Minimum Wage & More

Jan 10, 2020

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and, sitting in for Ryan Kiesel, ACLU Oklahoma Director of Policy and Advocacy Nicole McAfee about the impasse between the governor and the tribes over gaming compacts which now looks headed to court, dueling ballot initiatives to legalize recreational marijuana are getting ready for voter signatures, while medical marijuana provided the state with an additional $55M in its first full year on the books.

 

Plus, the trio discusses the estimated $8.4 billion budget in the 2021 fiscal year which starts July First and legislation from a state senator to raise the minimum wage to $10.50 an hour.