OKLAHOMA CITY –Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd and House Democratic Leader Cyndi Munson released the following statements regarding the Single Audit Report for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2021.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY— Sen. Warren Hamilton, R-McCurtain, released the following statement after an emergency meeting of the Oklahoma Veterans Commission revealed that the Talihina Veterans Home will be closed this year.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – If you’ve ever visited Sen. Paul Rosino’s office at the state Capitol, it’s evident how much he loves the U.S. Navy – it’s a showcase of pictures, memorabilia, awards, and more. Rosino, R-Oklahoma City, served in the Navy for 25 years, retiring at the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate President Pro Tem Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, today announced the approval of interim study requests that will be discussed during the legislative interim.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Tom Woods is now one of the newest members of the Oklahoma Air National Guard. Woods, R-Westville, was sworn in during a ceremony at the state Capitol on Monday. The ceremony was officiated by Major Rex Alan Starr of Stilwell.read more.
TULSA – Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, today joined Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum and other local officials to tour areas that were damaged by recent storms.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Ahead of the one year anniversary of the Dobbs decision overturning Roe v. Wade, Sen. Carri Hicks joined dozens of state legislators from around the nation last week to attend the State Legislative Convening on Reproductive Rights at the White House.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, today signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency for eastern Oklahoma after storms ravaged parts of the state over the weekend, leaving some still without power.
The pro tem was notified he was acting governor by the Governor’s Office around 1 p.m. today.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Three Senate education leaders today called on the University of Oklahoma to reconsider the Regents’ decision to raise tuition on students for the third year in a row.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen.read more.
Sen. Julia Kirt released the following statement Wednesday after the Legislative Office of Fiscal Transparency (LOFT) released a report on the Commissioners of the Land Office (CLO), the authority responsible for maintaining lands in trust in order to create revenue that can be used by public schools and higher education.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY- Sen. Mary Boren, D-Norman, joined more than 130 state legislators from across the county in urging the federal government to put criteria in place that will ensure projects receiving federal hydrogen tax credits are effective in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd expressed her thanks to her principal House authors, fellow members of both chambers and to Gov. Kevin Stitt after two of her measures were signed into law.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Legislation was signed this week to stop the proliferation of illegal purchases of Oklahoma land by aliens and non-U.S. citizens since the legalization of medical marijuana. Sen.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Legislation was signed into law this week to further secure Oklahoma elections and protect legitimate voters, including military personnel serving overseas. The three bills were authored by Sen. Brent Howard, R-Altus, and Rep.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill highlighting Oklahoma’s contributions to the Civil Rights Movement has been signed into law. Sen. Kevin Matthews, D-Tulsa, and Sen. Bill Coleman, R-Ponca City, are the Senate principal authors of Senate Bill 509, creating the Oklahoma Civil Rights Trail, and the House principal authors are Rep. Jason Lowe, D-Oklahoma City, and Rep.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Bill 706 by Sen. Roland Pederson, R-Burlington, will help Oklahoma children establish permanency more efficiently when it takes effect on July 1. Gov.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma’s public schools will be more secure under legislation signed into law Wednesday. Retired educator, Sen. Dewayne Pemberton, R-Muskogee, led the charge this session to ensure all districts meet certain safety standards to better protect students and staff.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Public Safety and Judiciary chairman Brent Howard, R-Altus, said he is pleased the Legislature approved funding to build two new Oklahoma Highway Patrol headquarters in Clinton and Owasso during special session.read more.