Grading the Legislature, Fallin Signs Budget & Cornett Runs for Governor

Jun 2, 2017

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republlican Political Consultant Neva Hill and ACLU Oklahoma Executive Director Ryan Kiesel about how lawmakers did in the 2017 legislative session as they adjourned just before time ended last Friday, Governor Fallin gave her stamp of approval on the $6.8M budget for the next fiscal year, but the session ended without the passage of some of her issues on criminal justice reform which she promised during her State of the State.

The trio also discusses the number of alcohol law reform bills which made it through the legislative session including extending hours for liquor stores and micro breweries as well as a possible vote to sell alcohol on Sundays and Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett announces his intention to run for governor in 2018.