Senate Democratic Leader John Sparks released the following statement on behalf of the Senate Democratic Caucus:
“After a decade of failed tax cuts and revenue failures, this session the legislature finally started to change course. For the first time in recent memory the legislature acted on new revenue and the enacted budget does not include cuts to state agencies. While this is an improvement, we should not be celebrating simply because we are beginning to repair the damage.read more.
Oklahoma Senate Republican leaders commented on legislative accomplishments as the 2018 session wrapped up Thursday. The leaders pointed to the largest teacher pay raise in state history, increased education funding, and significant criminal justice reforms as major highlights.