Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin headed to Washington

Oklahoma’s first female governor is attending her first National Governors Association meeting. The freshman governor has been named to the group’s nine-member executive committee.

BY MICHAEL MCNUTT Oklahoman 

Published: February 26, 2011

Gov. Mary Fallin will be telling her peers this weekend about her efforts to reduce a $500 million budget shortfall by agency cuts and consolidations and making the state more efficient by sharing services.

[ . . ]Topics on today’s agenda for the governors include job creation, education, health costs and homeland security.

The governors and their spouses are invited for a black-tie dinner with President Barack Obama and the first lady. They will return Monday to the White House for meetings with the president and members of his Cabinet.

Secretary of State Glenn Coffee is accompanying Fallin on her trip. Fallin’s husband, Wade Christensen, is flying up Sunday to join the governor for the White House dinner.

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One response to “Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin headed to Washington

  1. I would like to see her stay here and take care of business. She needs to
    tell obama to keep his healthdamagecare business money. We don’t
    need it and join his junk stuff. Isn’t it nice her husband is flying there for
    the dinner with the bum. How lovely?

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