Pres. Obama recognizes Gov. Fallin at White House, urges cooperation for ‘year of action’

Posted on: 7:11 am, February 24, 2014, by , updated on: 07:52am, February 24, 2014

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WASHINGTON – Governors from across the nation are ready to start day three of discussions about issues affecting states.

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin is heading to the meetings.

Last night in Washington the governor joined Pres. Obama at the White House for dinner where the president praised Fallin’s efforts during the May tornado in Moore.

Today the president will urge the nation’s governors to team up for what he calls a “year of action.”

A main topic is job creation and putting Americans back to work.

President Obama’s message states if congress won’t act, the White House will work with each state to make sure things get done.

Obama also talked about governors having to step up and act upon our nation’s problems and be there in a crisis situation, recognizing Gov. Fallin for her efforts following the tornadoes that hit our state last spring.

Obama will also talk about the devastating impact of this year’s historic drought.

The main topic today will focus on less regulation, allowing governors to create more jobs back home.