"Meet the New Secretary of State" was first aired on Sunday February 20th 2011. Our Guest was Glenn Coffee, Secretary of State, State of Oklahoma.
Our topics included:
- Duties of the Secretary of State.
- His additional duties as a liaison to the Legislature from the Governor's office on such matters as budgeting.
- How he envisions working with the leaders in the House and Senate to bring about a balanced budget this year.
- Other major policy issues he thinks a Legislature and the Governor's office will address beyond budgetary items.
- With Republicans in control, does he envision continued bipartisanship with the Democrats.
- His view about the length of the effect of the recession on the State budget.
- As Secretary of State, changes he envisions in this office either in staffing or performance of the duties.
- Beyond the budget, the most significant challenges facing the State of Oklahoma today.
Glenn Coffee, Mick Cornett, Kent Meyers