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November 17, 2010

Tad Jones: A honor serving Rogers County

CLAREMORE — It has been a tremendous honor for me to serve House District 9 in the

Oklahoma House of Representatives over the past 12 years. I have enjoyed serving the area and I have had such a wonderful experience meeting so many great people and working on issues that affect Rogers County.

I am glad to have had the chance to see Rogers State University grow, road improvements throughout the county and improvements to our museums.

During my tenure we were able to lower taxes, pass significant pro-life legislation, education reforms and worker's comp reform.

I want to thank everyone in Rogers County for your trust and the opportunity to serve in the American institution of representative government. I served with so many excellent people and public service will always be one of the greatest honors of my life. It has been a pleasure to get to serve with Stratton Taylor and Sean Burrage and I appreciate their work for Rogers County.

I am excited for Marty Quinn and his desire to serve in the public arena. I believe he will do a great job and he will work hard for Oklahoma and House District 9. I wish him all the best.

I have learned so much about our state and all the great things Oklahoma has to offer. We truly live in one of the greatest states because our people are so willing to help others and to work to make our communities better places to live and work. Thank you again for the opportunity and for the trust you placed in me over the last 12 years. God Bless.

Tad Jones has served as state representative for district 9.

 

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