OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Research Institute for Economic Development (RIED), a non-partisan organization and producer of the annual RIED Report, a grading system of Oklahoma legislators’ votes on key economic development issues, announced today that Senator Ron Sharp (R-Shawnee) recorded a perfect score of 100 on the 2017 RIED Report. His cumulative average is 98.read more.
President Pro Tempore Mike Schulz, R-Altus, announced approval of interim studies requested by members of the Oklahoma Senate. A total of 44 interim study requests were approved.
State Sen. Kevin Matthews is hoping for a great turnout for the First Annual Marvin Blades Memorial Golf Tournament this Saturday. The event is being launched by 100 Black Men of Tulsa. The organization describes the tournament as an effort to engage the citizens, authorities, clergy, pastors and politicians in a friendly game of golf to raise funds for underserved youth and community. Matthews, D-Tulsa, is a member.read more.
The Oklahoma Farm Bureau (OKFB) has named their 100 Percent Club members for 2017, which includes members of the legislature voting 100 percent for measures OKFB as identified as important to farmers, ranchers and rural Oklahoma during the legislative session. Sen. Tom Dugger, R-Stillwater, is among those lawmakers with a perfect voting record.read more.
State Sen. Greg McCortney has been recognized by the Oklahoma Farm Bureau (OKFB) for his support of issues important to farmers, ranchers and rural Oklahoma during the 2017session.
“I was sent to the Senate to be a strong voice for the people of this district which includes many farmers and ranchers,” said McCortney, R-Ada. “There is a saying that’s very true—as rural Oklahoma goes, so goes Oklahoma. Our state’s future depends on keeping rural Oklahoma and our agriculture heritage strong.”read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Ron Sharp was among 80 legislators to be named to the Oklahoma Farm Bureau 100 Percent Club for a 100 –percent voting record with the organization during the 2017 legislative session.
“I’m proud to support measures like these to strengthen rural Oklahoma and help families and businesses in these communities,” said Sharp, R-Shawnee.read more.