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Special Election, Penny Sales Tax & Boren for Governor

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and ACLU Oklahoma Executive Director Ryan Kiesel about a special election win by the Democratic candidate in the heavily Republican Senate seat, the State Supreme Court rules a penny sales tax petition constitutional and former Democratic Congressman Dan Boren says he's considering a run for Governor in 2018.

Also, the Department of Human Services announces buyouts for employees amid budget cuts, the Governor finds nearly $2M for dams impacted by the springs storms, and a medical marijuana bill fails to gather enough signatures to go before a vote of the people.

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Michael Cross is the host of KOSU's Morning Edition.
Neva Hill has been a political commentator for KOSU since 1998.
Ryan Kiesel is a civil rights attorney and political consultant.
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