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Official Twitter account of Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin.

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I encourage all Oklahomans to join me in remembering the life of Dr. King, and take time to consider what each of u…
I was thrilled to talk with the 71 high school seniors at the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics before pre… to reappoint Clay Bennett, of Oklahoma City, to the Board of Regents for @UofOklahoma. you know? The average starting salary after completing an apprenticeship program is $60,000+. Learn more about…
Retweeted by Governor Mary FallinGiving an update on the state budget situation to the Rural Superintendents Advisory Council, formed by the Oklahom…
Today is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and I'd like to say a sincere thank you to the men and women who… to know the Governor: @GovMaryFallin was elected the first woman governor of #Oklahoma in 2010. Learn more
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I have set the date for voters to decide the medical marijuana issue to be the June 26 primary election.
Proud to appoint Secretary of State Dave Lopez to also serve as secretary of education and workforce development.
Pleased to appoint Kenneth Stoner of Oklahoma City to fill the Office 4 district judge vacancy in Oklahoma County.
Wishing all a very Merry Christmas and a New Year filled with peace, blessings and joy!
Appreciate the quick action by legislators to approve 2 bills that provide additional funding for health services.
Glad to see today's estimate of some revenue growth, but we still face a lot of hard work and tough decisions.
A coalition of state leaders today met with Senate & House leaders & my office to start a dialogue on OK's budget.
I've called for a second special session to begin Monday to take up OHCA funding and long-term budget solutions. . you to the great group of Oklahoma's women leaders who came to the Governor’s Mansion today.
The state auditor's testimony before a House special committee confirms statements made by my chief of staff. to see progress in making Oklahoma healthier, as our state moved up three spots in an annual health report.
My thoughts on working to get more tax dollars for teachers.
I was honored to be part of the ceremony this morning transferring the flag to Maj. General @infantry717 signifying…
Directing state officials to ensure work environments are free from sexual harassment and unlawful discrimination. this week I stopped by a recruiting event the Dallas Independent School District was putting on in OKC tryi…
I'm asking lawmakers to return Dec. 18 in special session to address the current fiscal year budget shortfall. you @GovMaryFallin for helping us welcome @DebreonDavis to the #MilkenAward family. What a special day for…
Retweeted by Governor Mary FallinThrilled to take part in surprising @EdmondNorthHS Principal Debreon Davis with the Milken Educator Award presented…
Growing Oklahoma businesses and providing opportunities for economic development in our state has always been a pri… to support Google as they launch their Impact Challenge program here in #OKC. Google's Impact Challenge seeks…
Keep in mind, the budget measure passed during the special session was a short-time fix to a long-term problem. to appoint Laura Corbin, who practices law in Tishomingo, as associate district judge of Johnston County.
A state House committee has withdrawn the subpoena served on my chief of staff; pleased the matter could be resolved amicably.[SHORT_URL]]Many citizens have called + written the gov's office asking when I will set a date for putting SQ 788 (medical mari… have always + will continue to support eliminating waste+ inefficiency in state gov't. I strongly believe that we…
My office needs time to properly review & respond to subpoena served by the House Special Investigation Committee. you to TEEM ministries for all that you do to prepare OK inmates  for a healthy re-entry into society… to speak and spend time with tribal leaders at the Native American Heritage Lunch today.
The Capitol Christmas tree is lit. Merry Christmas! first some Christmas tunes from Darci Lynne Farmer and friends. to light the Capitol Christmas tree. Millwood Elementary Choir with @joy4ok @GovMaryFallin and 2017 OK Teacher of the Year @ArthazeJon #oklaed
Retweeted by Governor Mary FallinIt's beginning to look a lot like Christmas up here at the State Capitol. Don't forget the lighting of the Capitol…'t forget, tonight is the tree lighting at the State Capitol. Hope to see everyone there!
Looking forward to hosting shoolchildren from across the state for the lighting of the Capitol Christmas tree.
Wishing all Oklahomans a safe, happy and blessed Thanksgiving.
Thanks to all who joined the Oklahoma food banks and me in fighting hunger by giving to the Feeding Oklahoma Drive
Pleased to appoint Mautra S. Jones, a vice president for @LangstonU, to the board of @ok_oja. took action today to address bringing more efficiency in state spending. enjoyed my conversation today with @AaronBrilbeck9 after the press conference. I look forward to continuing to work with you.Q. Do you think Speaker McCall could have gotten the other 5 votes for the grand bargain? A. I don't know. He had a… Can you speak to 640? A. There have been many individuals who have said we should reduce it back. There's a reas… Do you think legislators will change their vote on plan A+? A. I've had a few call me.Q. McCall said your veto double dipped into the roads and bridges plan to get the gas tax to pass. A. Am I trying t… can't afford to continue having a full year of arguments next year. We can't suffer another year of the state's image of being unstable.Q. Have you talked to the Speaker and Pro Tem? A. Yes. I spoke with both of them Friday night. The Speaker was on h… There are a lot of school districts that are vehemently opposed to this. Is this a path forward? A. My goal is t… you anticipate any colleges closing b/c of this effort? A. We're behind the curve on sharing university resour… am asking the legislature to give more power to the Office of the Governor for future governors.We owe it to our people to not give up the fight.Third EO- deals with state agency swag items. A similar bill failed to pass out of the legislature that is why I am siding this EO.Consolidation and looking for efficiencies in Higher Ed will go a long way and help us be wiser with resources.Taxpayer dollars should go toward a teacher pay raise, not administrative costs.Most important component of successful educational outcomes is quality teachers.Last Friday the job was not finished.We need to deal with our current budget shortfall and our nearly $600M budget shortfall looming next year.Legislators have the ability, by law, to ask for audits.Update on state agency audits: since I took office I have issued 22 requests for state agency audits.The third Executive Order deals with state agency swag items that are unnecessary to fulfill an agency's mission.We have well over 500 school districts across the state of OK. This is an issue we need to address.A few actions I've taken to bring more focus to efficiencies and administrative costs.I will give you a date next week for when our next Special Session will begin.We must put our support are on a path for success.I've visited with every living Governor and I appreciate their support.Many are saying that they are working outside of this building- business leaders, civic leaders to help solve our b… state needs to get on a predictable and sustainable path forward.My office has been overwhelmed by the comments and public support to say thank you and let's quit kicking the can d… will be giving an update on my line item veto.Press conference startingPleased to appoint Mautra S. Jones, a vice president for @LangstonU, to the board of @ok_oja.
@degraff_bobby @NEWS9 @AaronBrilbeck9 No. I signed HB 1058 last Friday directing the funding of the program.