State Sen. Warren Hamilton has filed a measure to prohibit any person under the age of 21 from undergoing gender reassignment medical treatment in the state.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Majority Leader Kim David said she was deeply honored to administer the oath of enlistment to Chief Master Sgt. Scott Irwin, Oklahoma National Guard Joint Force Headquarters Superintendent, as he signed on for another two years of service. The reenlistment ceremony was held Thursday at the state Capitol in the Senate chamber.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Pandemic precaution protocols for the 2021 legislative session were announced Friday.
To protect against the spread of the COVID-19 while preserving legislative functionality and public access, the Senate and House of Representatives will each:read more.
In an effort to put Oklahomans first and spur economic development and growth, state Sen. Nathan Dahm has filed a pair of bills to exempt businesses from some state taxes.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – While more Oklahomans voted in November than in the 2016 presidential election, the state still ranks last for voter turnout as a share of the total voting-eligible population according to the U.S. Elections Project. Sen. Adam Pugh, R-Edmond, wants to improve voter participation and has filed Senate Bill 440 to extend in-person early voting from three days to one week.
Sen. David Bullard, R-Durant, has filed Senate Bill 905, which will provide an income tax credit, for tax years 2022 through 2027, to businesses that host blood drives for their employees.read more.
State Sen. Warren Hamilton, R-McCurtain, has filed the Equal Protection and Equal Justice Act, which would abolish abortion in the state.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. David Bullard, R-Durant, and Rep. Randy Randleman, R-Eufaula, have filed legislation to better inform schools of mental health services students have received, so they can best serve the special needs of those youth.read more.
State Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, has filed a measure that would prohibit any person under the age of 18 from undergoing gender reassignment medical treatment in the state.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – In Oklahoma, more than 450,000 adults, or over 14% of the adult population, has diabetes with more than one million having prediabetes according to the American Diabetes Association. As the mother of a son with Type 1 diabetes and the co-chair of the Legislative Diabetes Caucus, Sen.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Two bills have been filed by Sen. David Bullard, R-Durant, to help Oklahoma’s meat producers by improving and expanding the inspection process.read more.
Sen. Nathan Dahm said he has again filed legislation to better protect Oklahomans from criminals who’ve entered the U.S.read more.
Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, has filed a trio of abortion-related measures for the 2021 legislative session to prohibit abortion procedures and limit funding to Planned Parenthood in the state.read more.
Sen. David Bullard, R-Durant, released a statement Monday regarding six bills he has filed to help Oklahoma schools have proper data, programs and other tools necessary to help get students on a path to success through partnerships with the business community and various industries.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – In an effort to crack down on child identity theft, State Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, has filed Senate Bill 312, which would create harsher penalties for a person that steals the identity of a victim less than 18 years old.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – State Sen. Chris Kidd, R-Waurika, and Rep. Trey Caldwell, R-Lawton, have filed legislation to keep the Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center (SWOJC) in Manitou operating.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat filed legislation Thursday to extend exemptions to the state’s Open Meeting Act that allowed public bodies to meet virtually during the coronavirus pandemic.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. David Bullard, R-Durant, filed legislation this week to allow Oklahoma voters to decide whether to provide equal protections to the unborn in Oklahoma’s Constitution.read more.
The Senate has completed filing bills for the first session of the 58th Legislature. The deadline was Thursday, Jan.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – As a teacher with 15 years of experience in public school classrooms, Sen. David Bullard, R-Durant, knows the impact teachers can have on students.read more.