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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, has filed Senate Bill 2, which would require Oklahoma educational institutions to provide students with an understanding of the history and meanings of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Last Thursday, Sen. Carri Hicks, D-Oklahoma City, traveled to Orlando, Florida to speak at the Women in Government (WIG) Leadership and Innovation Summit.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Warren Hamilton, R-McCurtain, has requested that Attorney General John O’Connor provide an official legal opinion related to self-induced abortions. Following the overturning of Roe v.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Jessica Garvin has been selected by the Hunt Institute to be a Hunt-Kean Leadership Fellow.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate President Pro Tem Greg Treat today released the following statement after new and reelected senators were officially sworn into office. 

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Senate President Pro Tem Greg Treat today released the following statement after being reelected to his leadership position.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Blake “Cowboy” Stephens, R-Tahlequah, is urging farmers and ranchers to report the number of black vultures killed on their property.

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Legislative Diabetes Caucus co-chair, Sen. Carri Hicks, D-Oklahoma City, released the following statement Monday on World Diabetes Day.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Blake Stephens, R-Tahlequah, continues to advocate for Daylight Saving Time (DST) to be the official year-round time in Oklahoma. Stephens has advocated for DST legislation since he was elected to the Senate in 2020.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, released the following statement Monday regarding the tornado and severe weather that hit Idabel and other communities throughout southeastern Oklahoma on Friday evening:

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd took the oath of office on Monday, beginning her final term in the Oklahoma Legislature. Floyd was unopposed for the Senate District 46 seat. Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, was joined by fellow members, friends, and family for the Senate Chamber ceremony.

The OKC metro seat was redrawn after the 2020 U.S. Census, and will, for the first time, include Del City.  Floyd said she looked forward to serving all constituents within Senate District 46.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Warren Hamilton intends to refile a resolution that proposes changes to the approval process for state questions.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, was on hand for a special celebration Monday at Eufaula State Park to mark Checotah Intermediate Elementary School’s designation as a National Blue Ribbon School.  The school’s principal, Ryan Ambrose, was also honored as a 2022 recipient of the Terrel H.

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Sen. Paul Rosino held a press conference on November 1, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Tom Dugger, R-Stillwater, released the following statement Tuesday after the passing of his predecessor and friend, former Sen. Jim Halligan.

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OKLAHOMA CITY –Sen. Julia Kirt will hold an interim study on Oct. 24 focused on Oklahoma’s laws for ethics and accountability for elected officials.

“Ensuring public servants are held to the highest standards of conduct is essential if government officials are to earn and maintain the public’s trust,” Kirt said. “Oklahoma has had some spectacular breaches of public trust over the past few years. I believe that we can expose bad actors and support quality leaders by improving our ethics systems.”

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Adam Pugh, R-Edmond, announced this week that the National Compact Commission has completed work on the Interstate Teaching Mobility Compact (ITMC) to improve licensure portability for educators.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has named Sen. Kim David, R-Porter, and Sen. Darrell Weaver, R-Moore, as Oklahoma’s Legislators of the Year for their efforts to eliminate alcohol- and drug-impaired driving and better support victims.

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Sen. David Bullard, R-Durant, released the following statement regarding him cancelling his study scheduled for Monday, Oct. 17 at the Capitol to review the abstract and title system.

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