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Showing: July, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Democratic Leader John Sparks (D-Norman) issued the following comments in response to the report that Governor Fallin is considering calling the Legislature into special session to use “extra money” to fund a pay raise for public school teachers:

“Once again, Governor Fallin and the Republican majority in the legislature are showing how bad they are at public finance and how good they are at election year political pandering – because that is all this proposal for a special session on teacher pay raises is.

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Oklahoma Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman released the following statement on the passing of former Senator E. Melvin Porter, Oklahoma’s first African-American state senator.

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OKLAHOMA CITY –  Sen. Kevin Matthews is inviting citizens to an All Live Matter “Not in our Town” meeting tonight at 7:00PM at Morning Star Baptist Church, 1014 E. Pine Street, to discuss the recent tragic shootings of both African American citizens and police officers around the country in recent weeks.

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