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In Session Podcast

New Vision & Better Government

Apr 18, 2019

OVERIEW

Key to Governor’s Stitt’s goal of making Oklahoma a Top 10 state is revamping government to be more modern, efficient, accountable and better able to serve its customers—the citizens of Oklahoma. In this episode, Secretary of State & Education Michael Rogers and the Chief Operating Officer for the state, Secretary John Budd, share their vision for transforming government. 

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EPISODE 7

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EPISODE 6

Understanding Oil & Gas Taxes

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EPISODE 5

Improving Education in Oklahoma

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EPISODE 4

The Future of Economic Development

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EPISODE 3

Targeted changes to permitless carry

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EPISODE 2

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EPISODE 1

Medical Marijuana in Oklahoma

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Hosts

Fred Morgan

Former Oklahoma House Minority Leader. Current President & CEO of the State Chamber. History fanatic. Avid fly fisherman. Cigar-chewer. Enthusiastic but bad golfer.

Mike Jackson

State Chamber EVP of Govt. & Political Affairs. Former Speaker Pro Tem of the House. Burlington, OK born. Diet Dr. Pepper addict. Strong karaoke game. Always in the know.

Guests

Secretary Michael Rogers

Secretary of State & Education

Secretary-Elect John Budd

Chief Operating Officer of the State of Oklahoma, Secretary-Elect of Agency Accountability, and Director of the Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES)