Stillwater News Press

January 10, 2013

Residents can meet legislators Thursday at Stillwater library

By John Filonow
Stillwater NewsPress

STILLWATER, Okla. — Residents will have the chance to meet one-on-one with state legislators, elected city, county and school officials and city management from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.

The  legislative reception will be in the library auditorium and is hosted by the Stillwater League of Women Voters and the Friends of the Library.

State Sen. James Halligan, R-Stillwater, State Rep. Cory Williams, D-Stillwater, State Rep. Lee Denney, R-Cushing and State Rep. Dennis Casey, R-Morrison, have been invited to speak at the reception.

Stillwater’s nayor and City Council, Payne County commissioners, the Stillwater Board of Education and Stillwater city staff also have been invited to attend, said Lynda Reynolds, library director.

Reynolds said the reception will be come and go, but residents will have the chance to submit written questions which will be read to the legislators by a representative of the league.

“It’s beneficial for people in the community to meet with elected officials and be aware of what’s going on, Reynolds said. “People don’t get to go to the capital.”