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Governor-elect Kevin Stitt announces Secretary of Energy and Environment

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Posted at 11:11 AM, Nov 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-28 12:11:32-05

Governor-elect Kevin Stitt announced Wednesday another hire to his staff.

Kenneth Wagner, who is currently the senior advisor to the Administrator of Regional and State Affairs at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will serve as the Secretary of Energy and Environment.

“I am pleased to announce that Ken Wagner will be joining my administration as the next Oklahoma Secretary of Energy and Environment. Wagner is well respected among environment leaders, energy industry experts, and state regulators in neighboring states. He will play a critical role in advising my administration on policy that encourages robust and responsible development of our natural resources, ensures clean air and clear water for all Oklahomans, and makes our state an example for others to follow.”

On Tuesday, Stitt announced the hirings of current Deputy Mayor of the city of Tulsa Michael Junk as his Chief of Staff, Broken Arrow House of Representative Michael Rogers as Secretary of State, and Donelle Harder as the Deputy Secretary of State.

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