Sen. Dan Newberry is one of 48 state officials from across the country to be selected by the Council of State Governments (CSG) as a Henry Toll Fellow for the class of 2014.
The Toll Fellowship Program is one of the nation’s foremost leadership development programs for state officials. According to CSG, a nine-member panel of leaders reviewed a record number of applications to select this year’s class of Toll Fellows.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman has announced the appointment of Sen. Frank Simpson to represent Oklahoma on the Energy & Environment Committee of the Southern Legislative Conference (SLC).read more.
Currie Ballard was an extraordinary individual. He was a respected historian and journalist as well as a dedicated public servant. He was not defined or limited by his past, but rather, he was strengthened by it. Currie was an inspiration to many, including me. I feel so fortunate to have known him and to have had the opportunity to work with him in the State Senate. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends, and we join them in mourning the loss of this truly great Oklahoman. Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Ron Sharp had the honor of being the commencement speaker for the County Deputy Reserve CLEET graduation ceremony on Tuesday, July 1st at the Shawnee Bible Church. The group was this year’s first class to graduate from the Basic Reserve for the 5th District.
“It was such a privilege to get to speak to this outstanding group of individuals who have dedicated their lives to protecting others,” said Sharp, R-Shawnee. “Pottawatomie County will be in good hands with these brave and talented men and women on the job.”read more.