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Mental Health Vacancy, Tribal Gaming Compacts, Four-Day School Weeks & More


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 announcement from Mental Health and Substance Abuse Commissioner Terri White stepping down from her position and the House Speaker opposing Governor Stitt by saying the tribal gaming compacts automatically renewed for another 15 years on January 1st.

The trio also discusses the legislature getting new rules fro the State Board of Education making it harder for schools to stay with four-days of education per week and the governor is getting ready to hold his second State of the State Address to kick off the 2020 legislative session.

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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.