Happy New Year
As the clocks ticks down on 2017, I can’t help but be hopeful that 2018 will be a better year for Oklahomans.
This past year presented some challenges for people in our House District, people throughout the state and for lawmakers at the state Capitol. There’s still plenty of work to do, but things already are looking better for the future.
Revenue in the state is up for 11 of the past 12 months. Employers say they are hiring – manufacturing, oil and gas, wind industries are among those increasing jobs. We’re getting some things cleaned up in our state agencies so they can operate more efficiently, saving taxpayer dollars. New leadership is in place in several areas, and light is shining bright on areas that need further restructuring.
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