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Epic Virtual Charter School cuts, congressional redistricting, National Guard vaccine mandates and more

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and Civil Rights Attorney Ryan Kiesel about the announcement from Epic Virtual Charter School of cuts to its workforce as the district has lost nearly three-fifths of its student population, the Republican plan for redistricting is moving through the state capitol and Julius Jones facing execution.

The trio also discusses the Pentagon refuting the policy of the new leader of Oklahoma National Guard concerning vaccine mandates, and Gov. Kevin Stitt reverses the decision by the State Health Department on allowing nonbinary gender individuals to make changes to their birth certificates.

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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.