December 5, 2017

ADVISORY: House Special Investigation Committee to Meet Monday

OKLAHOMA CITY – The chair of the House Special Investigation Committee today said the Committee plans to meet on Monday, December 11 with three state officials to begin their inquiry into how the apparent financial mismanagement at the Oklahoma Department of Health occurred.

The Committee has invited Preston Doerflinger, acting director of the Department of Health, Denise Northrup, acting director of the Office of Management and Enterprise Services, and Chris Benge, chief of staff for Gov. Mary Fallin, to appear. Last week, all three state officials informed the Committee that they would voluntarily appear.

The meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. in Room 206 at the state Capitol. The meeting will be streamed live on the House website at and will be open to the public.