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"Meet the New State Treasurer" was first aired on Sunday June 26th 2005. Our Guest was Scott Meacham, State Treasurer, State of Oklahoma.

Our topics included:
  1. Discuss his service as Director of State Finance, if he left things unfinished that bothers him.
  2. As State Treasurer, how his duties differ from the position he just left.
  3. Description of the office of the State Treasurer from the standpoint of employees, location, principal activities and if he anticipates significant personnel changes.
  4. What state the office was in when he assumed it.
  5. Discussion of his appointment to fill Robert Butkin's unexpired term, and has had some previous experience with elections (Law Review) with Governor Brad Henry.
  6. His opinion of whether the State Treasurer's office be elected or appointed.
  7. Which branch of government the State Treasurer should be principally responsible.
  8. His intention when his term expires and if he intends to run for statewide office.
  9. The major things he hopes to accomplish as State Treasurer now that he has been in the position for a few weeks.

Scott Meacham, Mick Cornett, Kent Meyers