OK PolicyCast

Barresi calls for school activities funds to be used for school employee health insurance; New plan emerging to fix crumbling Oklahoma Capitol; State election board launches online voter tool; & more...

Direct download: ITK_5-15.mp3
Category:Government & Organizations -- posted at: 9:09am CDT

Oklahoma barely avoids mid-year budget cuts in April; House OKs emergency Corrections funding; revised education funding bill presented in Legislature; & more...

Direct download: ITK_5-14.mp3
Category:Government & Organizations -- posted at: 9:10am CDT

Legislature sends third grade reading reforms to governor; four-pound piece of concrete fall from ceiling in Capitol office; 7,000 indigent Oklahomans could lose mental health services; & more...

Direct download: ITK_5-13.mp3
Category:Government & Organizations -- posted at: 8:55am CDT

Nearly 8,000 third graders fail reading exam and face retention; Department of Education's handling of data release criticized; drought getting worse than Dust Bowl; & more...

Direct download: ITK_5-12.mp3
Category:Government & Organizations -- posted at: 9:13am CDT

Oklahoma Medicaid agency braces itself for budget cuts; bill would scrap local campaign finance law; court issues six-month stay of execution for inmate pending investigation of botched execution; & more...

Direct download: ITK_5-9.mp3
Category:Government & Organizations -- posted at: 9:07am CDT

Teacher pay raise could cost Oklahoma $100 million per year; results from third grade reading tests expected Friday; State Senator Connie Johnson calls for one-year hiatus on executions; & more...

Direct download: ITK_5-8.mp3
Category:Government & Organizations -- posted at: 8:56am CDT

Tulsa budget plan will cut 228 jobs, including 66 school crossing guards; legislation to reform third-grade reading law in limbo; report shows how climate change is affecting Oklahoma; & more...

Direct download: ITK_5-7.mp3
Category:Government & Organizations -- posted at: 8:16am CDT

Energy giants float proposal to extend gross production tax break; Oklahoma treasurer says Kansas bond downgrade should serve as 'wake-up call' to Oklahoma; Hickman reelected as Oklahoma House Speaker; & more...

Direct download: ITK_5-6.mp3
Category:Government & Organizations -- posted at: 9:09am CDT

Moody's downgrades Kansas' credit rating, citing sluggish economy & risky tax cuts; Senate will not pursue veto override of gun bill; family of Oklahoma inmate killed in botched execution may sue state; & more...

Direct download: ITK_5-5.mp3
Category:Government & Organizations -- posted at: 8:47am CDT

Over 69,000 Oklahomans enrolled on Affordable Care Act marketplace; GOP challenger outraises Oklahoma schools superintendent; Oklahoma wheat farmers brace for poor harvest; & more...

Direct download: ITK_5-2.mp3
Category:Government & Organizations -- posted at: 9:22am CDT