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No Education First Budget, Hate Graffiti in Central Oklahoma & Purging Voters from the Rolls


This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and ACLU Oklahoma Executive Director Ryan Kiesel about the deadline for lawmakers to fund education by April First came and went without a budget despite a teacher walkout last year, state leaders criticize Attorney General Mike Hunter in the settlement with Purdue Pharma and vandals strike central Oklahoma buildings with hate-filled graffiti.

The trio also discusses a coalition is forming to get more people involved in the 2020 U.S. Census which begins in one year and, starting this month, election officials are purging the voter rolls in a "Use it or Lose it" voting policy.

This Week in Oklahoma Politics is sponsored by the Oklahoma State Medical Association. whose 4,000 physician members are committed to better health for all Oklahomans. Learn more at my.okmed.org/onpr.



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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.