Podcast Ep. 64 | 2019 Predict-O-Rama
We're joined by Krystal Yoseph to discuss Governor Stitt's first Executive Orders and cast our predictions for the 2019 Oklahoma legislative session.
Feb 4: State of the State address + start of legislative session
Feb 21: Let’s Fix This Capitol Day!
Executive orders target lobbyists, planes, hiring freeze and Cabinet (Journal Record)
OK Policy Annual Budget Summit:
State will have more money to spend, but most of it is already allocated.
Lots of discussion about expanding Medicaid, even from Republicans
2019 Legislative Predictions & what bills we’re watching
HB2328 - deals with use of excessive force by law enforcement
SB592 - requires protests/rallies at the Capitol to get a $50,000 bond
HB2094 - makes it a misdemeanor to disrupt the Legislature
HB2214 - Bans teacher walkouts
HB1413 - Holds lawmakers responsible if they author laws that are ruled unconstitutional
HB2456 - Bans conversion therapy with children
HB1269 - Makes SQ780 retroactive
SB102 - Raises minimum wage to $10.50/hour
HB2597 - allows anyone over the age of 18 to openly carry a firearm without a license
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UPDATE: Predict-O-Rama is now live!