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Stitt taps former state senator for budget secretary post


December 21, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's newly elected governor has tapped a former state senator from Tulsa to be his secretary of budget.

Gov.-elect Kevin Stitt announced Thursday he plans to hire former state Sen. Mike Mazzei (MAY'-zee) to the newly created post, which will require Senate confirmation. Stitt says Mazzei will be responsible for preparing the governor's annual budget and working with lawmakers to get it implemented.

A certified financial planner, Mazzei served 12 years in the Senate, most of them as chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, where he oversaw tax policy.

Stitt says...

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