OKLAHOMA CITY – Members of the Oklahoma Senate Education Committee today laid out their education initiatives for the upcoming regular session that begins Monday.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Carri Hicks issued the following statement Wednesday after Senate Republicans released their 2024 education agenda. The Oklahoma City Democrat serves on the Senate Education Committee. Hicks is a former teacher and holds a master’s degree in early childhood education.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Bill 1239, authored by Sen. Warren Hamilton, R-McCurtain, seeks to exempt Oklahomans who meet certain criteria from the provisions of the Oklahoma Child Care Facilities Licensing Act.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Carri Hicks has filed legislation for the 2024 session to help address the unique challenges facing Oklahomans with rare diseases. Senate Bill 1772 would establish the Oklahoma Rare Disease Advisory Council (RDAC) within the State Department of Health.read more.
Pro Tem Greg Treat held a press conference on Monday, January 29, 2024.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Adam Pugh, R–Edmond, today released the following statement on reports of the Oklahoma State Department of Education (SDE) attempting to clawback up to $50,000 in teacher bonuses.
OKLAHOMA CITY – On Wednesday, Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, filed a concurrent resolution to support Gov. Greg Abbott and the state of Texas against the foreign invasion on the Southern border.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat, R – Oklahoma City, today announced the Oklahoma Senate will gavel into Monday’s special session and adjourn immediately following, taking no action.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY- Sen. Micheal Bergstrom, R-Adair, has filed Senate Bill 1xxx for the upcoming special session. This legislation outlines a strategic pathway to gradually eliminate the Oklahoma state income tax while protecting state revenue. Gov.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Warren Hamilton, R-McCurtain, introduced legislation aimed at increasing Oklahomans’ access to the state’s Wildlife Management Areas (WMA). Senate Bill 1857 increases the price of hunting licenses for nonresidents and decreases their bag limit.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Michael Brooks, D-Oklahoma City, has authored Senate Bill 1326, adding domestic violence crimes to the state’s Mary Rippy Violent Crime Offenders Registration Act. Brooks filed the measure at the urging of constituents.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Sen. Kristen Thompson, R-Edmond, and Sen. Lonnie Paxton, R-Tuttle, have filed legislation to limit virtual instruction in Oklahoma’s public schools.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. John Haste, R-Broken Arrow, has been appointed to serve as vice chair of the National Conference of State Legislature’s (NCSL) Health Innovations Task Force.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY- Sen. Greg McCortney, R-Ada, released the following statement after Gov. Kevin Stitt's approval of two tribal compacts with the Chickasaw Nation.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Senate has completed bill filing for the Second Session of the 59th Legislature.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Julia Kirt, a member of the Oversight Committee for the Legislative Office of Fiscal Transparency (LOFT), issued the following statement after the watchdog agency presented its budget stress test evaluation. The report examined how the state’s budget would be able to withstand mild, moderate or severe economic downturns.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Darrell Weaver, R-Moore, filed legislation to enhance protective order enforcement in the state of Oklahoma. Senate Bill 1710 provides courts with the authority to require violators of a protective order to use a GPS monitoring device ahead of a trial.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Warren Hamilton, R-McCurtain, filed legislation to ensure public and charter school libraries are free from inappropriate materials.read more.