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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, will continue in his leadership role as Senate Appropriations chair for the 59th Legislature.  Thompson has served in that position for the past four years, and will also continue to hold seats on both the Senate Rules and Finance Committees.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate President Pro Tem Greg Treat today announced his Republican leadership team for the upcoming 59th Oklahoma Legislature that begins in February.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat today announced Republican committee leadership roles and assignments for the upcoming the 59th Oklahoma Legislature that begins in February.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat today announced Republican committee leadership roles and assignments for the upcoming the 59th Oklahoma Legislature that begins in February.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Warren Hamilton, R-McCurtain, has requested a bill that would establish a system to rate books rather than ban them in public schools and libraries. The system follows the standard movie ratings of G, PG, PG-13, R and NC-17.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Blake “Cowboy” Stephens has officially filed Senate Bill 7 ahead of the 2023 session, which calls for Oklahoma to remain in Daylight Saving Time (DST) year-round. The measure will be a “trigger law” that would go into effect following the passage of the Sunshine Protection Act by Congress, which would give states the option to end the time change.

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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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