Archive for the ‘Todd Hiett’ Category

WOW! With Friends Like These….

September 21, 2007

Tulsa World:

Some lawmakers, including former House Speaker Todd Hiett, said they contributed funds to the state party, but were surprised to learn the Oklahoma County party took control of the money.

Hiett, who said he thought his own $5,000 contribution was going to the state, said Thursday that Cargill, who was then House caucus chairman, should have the answers.

“That’s a question for the PAC chairman (Cargill). He managed the finances for the Republican (House) caucus,” Hiett said.

“Cargill obviously felt like he was on solid ground. I honestly hope he would come forward with the legal ground that supports that action.” Read more…

Looking Ahead: The Future of Oklahoma Politics

December 14, 2006

The Oklahoma Political News Service is back from sabbatical! Daily updates on news, happenings, and rumors is resuming and we’re introducing “Looking Ahead,” a weekly series highlighting what the future might hold for Oklahoma politicians and policy.

As always, if you have any stories, leads, rumors, or commentary it is always welcome. Just e-mail the Editor at

Our series starts with a look at former Speaker of the House Todd Hiett. After being defeated by Jari Askins last month in the race for Lieutenant Governor, many speculated he would be quick to jump back into politics. However, according to a story in the Sapulpa Daily Herald, Speaker Hiett remains undecided on what is next for him.

Read the full story here.