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School Mask Mandate Ban Halted, Congressman Markwayne Mullin, Anti-Protest Law Challenged & More

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and Civil Rights Attorney Ryan Kiesel about a judge's decision to put a temporary injunction against Senate Bill 658 banning schools from issuing a mask mandate, Congressman Markwayne Mullin returning home after attempting to get into Afghanistan and Governor Stitt calling the Supreme Court's McGirt v. Oklahoma decision the most pressing issue facing the state.

The trio also discussion a legal challenge by the state NAACP against legislation designed to crack down on protestors and lawmakers getting ready for redistricting as the official numbers from the 2020 census were released over the summer.

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Michael Cross has been with KOSU since 2008, working as the state capitol bureau chief for seven years, as well as KOSU's student coordinator. While he still keeps up with the capitol and does some reporting, his roles have changed. As of October 2014, he's now 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.