"A Report from the Speaker" was first aired on Sunday May 8th 2016. Our Guest was Jeffrey W. Hickman, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Show No. 781
Our topics included:
- Update on happenings at the Capitol.
- What he sees as progress on the budget deficit that’s facing the state.
- Other matters coming out of the House or Legislature in general he thinks should be emphasized to our viewers.
- His feelings about using joint House and Senate resolutions instead of simply passing legislation.
- Longer term solutions to the budget crisis we have now particularly if the oil and gas industry remains in the doldrums.
- After completion of his term, his plans following his service as Speaker.
- Where he sees Oklahoma’s economy 5 years from now.
Jeffrey Hickman, Mick Cornett, Kent Meyers