Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell Wants To See Oklahoma As A Top 10 Tourism State

Monday, August 12th 2019, 6:59 pm
By: News On 6

Oklahoma's Lieutenant Governor Matt Pinnell is making big changes to Oklahoma's brand. Since taking office earlier this year, he has been focused on promoting our state as a destination for everyone.

Lt. Gov. Pinnell said no other state can match our heritage and history.

"From Route 66, Native American history, to that pioneering spirit. Really that's what we need to focus on. Playing to our differences," said Pinnell.  The Lt. Governor added that the state can provide an authentic American experience to visitors, and that's what we need to let the world know.

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The lieutenant governor appeared on News On 6 at 4 p.m. with anchor Brian Dorman. Listen to his interview to learn more about the ideas Pinnell has for the state.