OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Majority Leader Kim David said she was deeply honored to administer the oath of enlistment to Chief Master Sgt. Scott Irwin, Oklahoma National Guard Joint Force Headquarters Superintendent, as he signed on for another two years of service. The reenlistment ceremony was held Thursday at the state Capitol in the Senate chamber.read more.
In the weeks leading up to the legislative session, the spotlight is on budget hearings, so this week, I’d like to focus on the appropriations process, including the work of the appropriations subcommittees.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Mary Boren, D-Norman, has filed legislation to allow Oklahoma voters to raise the standard for public school funding in the state constitution. Senate Joint Resolution 9 would create a state question to require the legislature to “make suitable provision for the support and maintenance of an efficient and equitable system of free public schools”.read more.
I have said many times, the most important job we as legislators have is to write and pass a balanced budget because ultimately the outcome of that work impacts every single person in our state. Because those tax dollars come from the public and in turn provide core sread more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – State Sen.read more.