Thursday, February 3, 2011

Murphey Appointed to Governor's Transition Team

GUTHRIE - Local State Representative Jason Murphey has been appointed as a member of Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin’s Government Reform Transition Committee.

Murphey, who chairs the House of Representatives’ Government Modernization Committee has provided Fallin’s committee with updates and insights regarding recent and ongoing efforts to reform Oklahoma State Government.

“I have enjoyed the opportunity to assist the Governor in the effort to reform State Government. I have a strong appreciation for her desire to streamline state government services and save taxpayer dollars,” Murphey said.

Murphey says the Governor has expressed an interest in government reform from day one. “The Governor’s policy team has been involved in reform ideas from their start. They have been attending government reform policy meetings and they understand these issues,” he explained.

The Governor is expected to call for the adoption of state government reforms during next week’s state of the state address.

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