Representative Chris Benge is a native Tulsan. He was born and raised in southwest Tulsa and currently resides in the community of Berryhill with his wife Allison and their two children, Garrett, age 13 and Hayden, age 11. He graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Business and is an active member of the Southwest Tulsa Chamber of Commerce, Sand Springs Rotary Club and a member of the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries.
Democrat Leader Danny Morgan and other House Democratic Leaders will hold a media availability today, 20 minutes after the conclusion of Regular House Session, Morgan’s spokesman said. Morgan and other leaders of the House Democratic Caucus will discuss the election of a new speaker of the House.
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Mike McCarville has covered Oklahoma politics and government since he became State Capitol Correspondent for The Tulsa Tribune in 1966. Since, he has been a governor’s press secretary, investigative reporter, television station news executive, radio station program director and talk show host, and political consultant. In 1980, he founded The McCarville Report and it is the nation’s longest-running state political publication. In its online version, it has been called "The best political blog" by Dr. Keith Gaddie, pollster and pundit and "Oklahoma’s venerable McCarville Report" by The Arkansas Times. McCarville, also a real estate investor and commentator for the National Rifle Association on NRANews.com and Sirius Satellite Radio, is a regular contributor to Tulsa Today.