House legislators to increase oversight of state boards, commissions

Submitted by NFOIC on Thu, 10/24/2019 - 8:00am

Oklahoma House legislators will take on a larger role in overseeing state boards and commissions by regularly attending their public meetings and private executive sessions.

House Speaker Charles McCall announced Friday that oversight of 40 state boards and commissions will be divvied up among the House committees with legislators attending board meetings to improve their understanding of state agencies and keep a closer eye on the appointed boards. (Read more here...)