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Sen. George Young’s Press Releases

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State Sen. George Young, D-Oklahoma City, hosted an event at the state Capitol Friday honoring the life and legacy of Oklahoma inventor Mildrige “Andy” Anderson.

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State Senator George Young, D-Oklahoma City, released the following statement regarding the proposed Fiscal Year 2023 state budget.  

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State Senator George Young, D-Oklahoma City, released the following statement after the passage of House Bill 3364 on Thursday.

“This piece of legislation was explained as to helping our electoral process, specifically dealing with absentee voting.

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State Senator George Young, D-Oklahoma City, released the following statement after the House Bill 4190 failed 23-18 in the Senate Tuesday.  

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State Senator George Young, D-Oklahoma City, released the following statement after the passage of House Bill 2974 and House Bill 2976 in the Senate on Tuesday.

“I voted no on two pieces of legislation that I feel would result in voter suppression in our state.

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Senate Democrats held a press conference to give an update on the 2022 legislative session. Speakers included:

Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City

Sen. Mary Boren, D-Norman

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State Senator George Young, D-Oklahoma City, released the following statement after the passage of House Bill 4455, also known as the LEAD Act of 2022.

“I asked questions on House Bill 4455 today, which called on the Oklahoma Senate to approve a plan to incentivize some unknown corporation and entice them to build a facility in the Tulsa County area. We need economic development in Oklahoma, and we must diversify our economy, as we’ve allowed oil and gas to dominate our economic well-being for far too long.

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State Senator George Young, D-Oklahoma City, issued the following statement after the 27th anniversary of the domestic terrorism attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. George Young is sharing his response from the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office, clarifying voting rights for those who have been convicted of felonies and for those participating in drug programs.  He said given the recent discussions on voting rights at both the national and state levels, and the fact that those rights were clearly under attack, the issue was particularly relevant.

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Sen. George Young, D-Oklahoma City, hosted an interim study Wednesday, Oct. 20, that took an in depth look at equality issues related to racial discrimination and bias in state agencies, communities, organizations, and businesses across Oklahoma. The study was held in the Senate Appropriations Committee.

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