Governor-Elect Mary Fallin Talks Economy And Job Creation

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 8:24 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Oklahoma -- On Tuesday, Oklahoma voters elected a Republican woman to be our next Governor. Governor-elect Mary Fallin won with 60-percent of the vote.

Mary Fallin took time Thursday morning to appear on Six in the Morning to answer viewer questions as she begins the transition from the U.S. House of Representatives to the Governor's office.

Fallen says there is a lot of work ahead before she takes office in January.

She says current Governor Brad Henry has pledged a smooth transition.

11/3/2010 Related story: Governor Henry Welcomes Governor-Elect Fallin During Joint News Conference

Fallin says her agenda between now and January is appointing staff and working on a state budget and legislative agenda.

She told Tulsa viewers she will work for all of Oklahoma with the economy being job one. Fallin says she wants to create a good business climate which will help create jobs and stand up to unfunded mandates coming out of Washington, D.C.

And Fallin praised the Tulsa community saying it is one of the top cities in the U.S. that is on the move.