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.
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.