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Happening Now: @GovStitt is a giving his first State of the State address as Oklahoma’s 28th governor
After thanking guests, Stitt starts by echoing a campaign talking point saying “ My vision for Oklahoma is very clear and simple: to make Oklahoma top ten.” #okleg
Gov. Stitt lists three steps to make Oklahoma “top ten.”
1.Select people for “critical” leadership roles (a reference to his desire for gov to fire/hire top agency heads)
2.Set measurable goals.
3.Hold ourselves responsible for delivering results
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We’ll be live tweeting the @NewsOK #OKGov debate starting at 6:30. Standby ...
@NewsOK The stage is set!
@NewsOK Chris Reen from @NewsOK opens with remarks about civil discourse. Moderator will be Chris Casteel.
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This is @jpalmerOKC and I’ll be live tweeting in a few minutes from the @okcchamber ‘s State of the Schools. Speakers are @OKCPS Superintendent Sean McDaniel and OU President Jim Gallogly. Stay tuned! #oklaed
McDaniel: yes, I’m enjoying this job. I’m enjoying this job because of the people around me.
McDaniel: My intention is to stay. I’ve pitched out the number 10, then look and reevaluate the district.
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The debate is starting. You can tune in now. Kelly Ogle of OKC @NEWS9 and Terry Hood of Tulsa @NewsOn6 are hosting.
First question, Ogle: Do you believe Oklahoma is headed in the right direction?
Cornett: “The citizens of Oklahoma should be very upset.” Points to several economic and political failures and contrasts them with achievements in Oklahoma City. “i want to bring the same sort of success to all corners of Oklahoma.”
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Speaking at @CCOSA today about education - the key to making Oklahoma work again. #Oklaed
Q1. How have you been involved w/ education.
Drew: Drew: I taught public school. Our kids went to public school. As AG I created the Ok. Educational Technology Trust to put technology in schools.
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Followed all of #okleg house judiciary this morning, and we're capping it off with #SB1140, a bill that would allow agencies to discriminate against who they placed children with. #okleg #oklaed #OKwalk4kids
We're in the middle of the funding crisis. DHS is severely underfunded. And this is what your #okleg is spending time on. #oklaed #oklaedwalkout #OKwalk4kids #SB1140
A question from @EmilyVirginOK about how this complies with federal law is met with silence, then some fumbling from Dunlap. He cites Obergefell as an example of how this codefied discrimination is legal 🤷‍♀️🤦 #okleg #oklaed #oklaedwalkout #OKwalk4kids #SB1140
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1. Wed at the Capitol was not only an unmitigated success, but it proves that this walk out is not a flash in the pan. What we’ve seen since Monday is GROWTH in this movement. But we have just begun. #oklahomateacherswalkout #oklahomateacherwalkout #oklaed #oklaedwalkout
2. It is equally important that we have a similar presence on Thursday and Friday. The House has passed new revenue tonight (Wednesday) #oklahomateacherswalkout #oklahomateacherwalkout #oklaed #oklaedwalkout #okwalk4kids
3. but we know that is only the first hurdle and that the House and Senate are not of a like mind on certain revenue measures. We need to be there to make sure new revenue makes its way through Gov. Fallin’s desk. #oklahomateacherswalkout #oklahomateacherwalkout #oklaed
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I’ve seen myself or heard firsthand accounts of some really offensive/ridiculous things these lawmakers have said on air or to their constituents re: the #OKwalk4kids. We should keep a thread the “best” so we don’t forget in November. Use #OkLegFAIL if you share one. #OklaEd
Rep. Bobby Cleveland told @NEWS9 that teachers were paid to teach and needed to get back to the classroom the morning the #OKwalk4kids started. #OkLegFAIL
Last week, Mary Fallin said she hoped the teachers would come to the Capitol on Monday and say “thank you,” then head back to the classroom. #OkLegFAIL #OKwalk4kids
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