Gov. Mary Fallin delivers final State of the State address

Posted at 10:35 AM, Feb 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-06 04:56:30-05

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A group of protesters heckled Gov. Mary Fallin as she wrapped up her final State of the State address to Oklahoma legislators. As Fallin finished her speech on Monday that highlights the start of the 2018 session, two young women unfurled a banner from the top of the House gallery that included a likeness of Fallin and read: "State of Despair."

Previous Story-Gov. Mary Fallin is preparing to deliver her eighth and final State of the State address to state lawmakers who are convening for the start of the 2018 session. The Legislature will convene at noon on Monday, and Fallin is expected to deliver her remarks shortly thereafter. Fallin, who is term limited, is expected to push again for a pay raise for Oklahoma teachers, along with a series of tax increases to help pay for the hike and to stabilize the state budget.


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