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Oklahoma Lawmakers Continue Special Session Over Budget Crisis

Oklahoma state Rep. Earl Sears, R-Bartlesville, rubs his eyes during a budget committee meeting in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)
Oklahoma state Rep. Earl Sears, R-Bartlesville, rubs his eyes during a budget committee meeting in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)

Oklahoma is facing a budget gap of $215 million, and social services and schools are already feeling the impact. State lawmakers are six weeks into a special session on what to do about it.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with KGOU’s Jacob McCleland ( @jacobmccleland).

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