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No Budget Talks, Medicaid Cuts & Academic Standards

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with ACLU Oklahoma Executive Director Ryan Kiesel and Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill about the lack of any real movement on the budget despite hitting the halfway mark in the legislative session, the Oklahoma Health Care Authority proposes 25% cuts in Medicaid reimbursements and the new academic standards pass without interference from lawmakers.

The trio also discusses a new study on man-made earthquakes in Oklahoma and across the nation, Senator James Lankford announces his embarrassment over the tone by the GOP in the Presidential race and why you should give to the KOSU membership drive.

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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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