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Chairs of Senate and House Transportation Committees comment on the passing of Gary Ridley

OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. John Haste, R-Broken Arrow, chair of the Senate Aeronautics and Transportation Committee, Rep. Nicole Miller, R-Edmond, chair of the House Appropriations and Budget Transportation Subcommittee, and Rep. Ronny Johns, R-Ada, chair of the House Transportation Committee, issued the following joint statement Thursday on the passing of former Oklahoma Department of Transportation Sec. Gary Ridley.

“Gary was a true public servant, respected by all who knew and worked with him, on both sides of the aisle.  His vision and leadership helped us modernize our entire approach to transportation infrastructure planning and funding in Oklahoma.  He was the consummate professional and an innovator. 

“We’re thankful for his life and service, and extend our deepest condolences to Gary’s family during this difficult time.” – Sen. John Haste, R-Broken Arrow, Rep. Nicole Miller, R-Edmond and Rep. Ronny Johns, R-Ada.



For more information, contact:

Sen. John Haste at 405-521-5602 or email
Rep. Nicole Miller at 405-557-7357 or email
Rep. Ronny Johns at 405-557-7336 or email