Oklahoma City, OK 73105
For Immediate Release:
February 7, 2007
Senator Earl Garrison
Senate Designates "County Government
Day" in Oklahoma
The Oklahoma State Senate passed a resolution Wednesday
designating February 14, 2007 as "County Government Day"
in Oklahoma. Senate Concurrent Resolution 5 is authored by Senator
and Representative R.C. Pruett.
"County governments play a vital role in Oklahoma's economy
and governmental structure, and it's imperative that all levels
of government - federal, state, county and municipal - work together
betterment of our state," said Garrison, D-Muskogee.
County elected officials and their associations will be visiting
the State Capitol on February 14 in order to further familiarize
themselves with the operations of and to forge closer bonds of partnership
with their state government.
"This will be an important day for both county and state government.
It will give the two governments the opportunity to learn more about
each other and about the needs of each," said Pruett, D-Antlers.
"Together we will work to make Oklahoma even stronger and more
successful as we enter into our second century."
For more information contact:
Senator Garrison's office - (405) 521-5533