PO­LIT­I­CAL NOTE­BOOK

Tulsa World - - Datelines - Hern — Randy Kre­hbiel, Tulsa World

Meet­ings and events:

First District Con­gress­man Kevin Hern will speak to the Tulsa Repub­li­can Club at 11:30 a.m. Fri­day at the Sum­mit Club, 15 W. Sixth St.

The Tulsa Area Repub­li­can Assem­bly will elect of­fi­cers at its monthly meet­ing at 6 p.m. Tues­day at the Golden Cor­ral, 9711 E. 71st St.

Creek County Democrats will meet at 6 p.m. Thurs­day at Fred­die's Restau­rant, 1425 New Sa­pulpa High­way in Sa­pulpa.

The Women's March of Tulsa is sched­uled to be­gin at 11 a.m. Satur­day at Guthrie Green, 111 Rec­on­cil­i­a­tion Way. See tul­sawom­ensmarch.site for more in­for­ma­tion.

The Tulsa World is host­ing a panel dis­cus­sion on the up­com­ing leg­isla­tive ses­sion at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Ok­la­homa State Univer­sity-Tulsa au­di­to­rium. Par­tic­i­pants will be state Sen. Kim David, R-Porter, state Rep. Regina Good­win, DTulsa, lob­by­ist Mar­garet Er­ling and Tulsa World reporter Randy Kre­hbiel.

World ed­i­to­rial page editor Wayne Greene will mod­er­ate.

The event is free and open to the pub­lic, but reser­va­tions at tul­saworld.com/events are re­quired.

Hamil­ton dies:

For­mer state House Ap­pro­pri­a­tions Com­mit­tee chairman and Se­nate Pres­i­dent Pro Tem Jim Hamil­ton of Heav­ener died last week at 83.

Hamil­ton, a Demo­crat, served in the state Se­nate from 1967 to 1976, then re­turned to the Leg­is­la­ture as a mem­ber of the House in 1984, where he re­mained un­til re­tir­ing in 1998. While in the House, Hamil­ton was in­stru­men­tal in es­tab­lish­ing the state's Rainy Day Fund.

Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb, an un­suc­cess­ful Repub­li­can can­di­date for gov­er­nor in 2018, has ac­cepted the po­si­tion of chief devel­op­ment of­fi­cer with TriCorps, an Ok­la­homa tech­nol­ogy firm . ... Gov. Mary Fallin's sec­re­tary of en­ergy and en­vi­ron­ment, Tulsa-area res­i­dent Michael Teague, has ac­cepted a po­si­tion with Den­ver­based con­sul­tant Adaman­tine En­ergy . ... Ok­la­homa At­tor­ney Gen­eral Mike Hunter named Ok­la­homa City busi­ness­man Mar­shall Snipes to the To­bacco Set­tle­ment En­dow­ment Trust board of di­rec­tors . ... For­mer state Rep. Josh Cock­roft of Wanette has be­come a lob­by­ist for the Ok­la­homa As­so­ci­a­tion of Real­tors.

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