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"Meet the Speaker" was first aired on Sunday July 6th 2008. Our Guest was Chris Benge, Speaker, Oklahoma House of Representatives.

Our topics included:
  1. Congratulations on his being elected by acclamation as Speaker of the House.
  2. Discuss the job.
  3. His thoughts on if controversy is concluded by Representative Kerns' comments regarding homosexuality a distraction from the House's business.
  4. The major accomplishments of the House this last session.
  5. Matters he was disappointed in, i.e., tort reform.
  6. Items he wll be be working on in the interim between close of the session and the beginning of next year's session.
  7. His major priorities.
  8. New faces in the House next session.
  9. What he foresees happening in the upcoming elections regarding control of the Oklahoma Senate.
  10. His one or two major priorities for the future for the House of Representatives.

Judge Benge, Mick Cornett, Kent Meyers