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Step Up Oklahoma, Preston Doerflinger & Scott Pruitt


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 failure by the state legislature to pass the Step Up Oklahoma plan on Monday, Interim Health Commissioner Preston Doerflinger stepping down after news surfaced of domestic abuse and Oklahoma City State Senator David Holt easily wins the election for mayor to replace Mick Cornett.

The trio also discusses a win by Representative Casey Murdock to fill the seat left by Bryce Marlatt when Marlatt was accused of sexual assault against an Uber driver and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt comes under fire again for spending thousands of dollars on travel expenses.

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Michael Cross is the host of KOSU's Morning Edition.
For more than two decades, Neva Hill has been a political commentator for KOSU.
Ryan Kiesel is a civil rights attorney and political consultant.