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Gov. Kevin Stitt got a lot right in his first State of the State speech ... but not everything (EDITORIAL)

Gov. Kevin Stitt got a lot right in his first State of the State speech ... but not everything (EDITORIAL)

Tulsa World
Feb 5, 2019

We saw much to be encouraged about in Gov. Kevin Stitt’s first State of the State speech on Monday.

He outlined a strong program of reform, transparency and appropriate funding of critical areas of state government.

Beyond any particular policy, we found clear evidence in the speech that Stitt is a quick study of government issues. From very little political background, he has quickly grown to understand the detail and nuance of state government.

Here’s one key example: Stitt said he wants to “move the needle” on education outcomes during his time in office, but says in the very next sentence that, “we must first continue our investment in the teacher.” FULL ARTICLE

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