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Medicaid, marijuana, and culture wars: StateImpact Oklahoma discusses the upcoming legislative session

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The Oklahoma Legislature is back in session on Feb. 7. Managing editor Logan Layden led a discussion with the StateImpact Oklahoma reporters on what they’ll be covering, including how to deal with Medicaid expansion, new regulations on the marijuana industry, and the influence of state government on what’s taught and read in schools.

StateImpact Oklahoma is a partnership of Oklahoma’s public radio stations which relies on contributions from readers and listeners to fulfill its mission of public service to Oklahoma and beyond. Donate online.

StateImpact Oklahoma reports on education, health, environment, and the intersection of government and everyday Oklahomans. It's a reporting project and collaboration of KGOU, KOSU, KWGS and KCCU, with broadcasts heard on NPR Member stations.
Robby Korth grew up in Ardmore, Oklahoma and Fayetteville, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Nebraska with a journalism degree.
Catherine Sweeney grew up in Muskogee, Oklahoma, and attended Oklahoma State University. She has covered local, state and federal government for outlets in Oklahoma, Colorado and Washington, D.C.
Beth reports on education topics for StateImpact Oklahoma.
Logan Layden is a reporter and managing editor for StateImpact Oklahoma. Logan spent six years as a reporter with StateImpact from 2011 to 2017.
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