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Sen. Greg McCortney’s Press Releases

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Majority Floor Leader Greg McCortney, R-Ada, issued the following statement Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade:

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Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat held a Media Availability on 6/15/22 to discuss the ongoing legislative special session.

Speakers:

Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City

Sen. Greg McCortney, R-Ada

Sen. Roger Thompson, R-Okemah

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OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill to strengthen the right of Oklahomans to use the pharmacy of their choice has been approved by the full Senate.  Senate Bill 1860, by Sen. Greg McCortney, passed the upper chamber with a vote of 42-5 on Tuesday.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Greg McCortney has been chosen to serve as majority floor leader, the second-highest ranking leadership position in the Senate.

Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, announced Wednesday that McCortney, R-Ada, will immediately take over the responsibilities and duties of Senate majority floor leader.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat on Wednesday announced changes to Senate leadership and some committee chair assignments.

Treat said Sen. Greg McCortney, R-Ada, will take over the duties of majority floor leader from Sen. Kim David, R-Porter. Treat said David will continue her Senate service and she will remain a trusted voice and leader for Senate Republicans.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill ensuring payment parity for physicians who care for patients using telemedicine has been signed into law by Gov. Kevin Stitt.  Sen. Greg McCortney, R-Ada, is the principal Senate author of Senate Bill 674, and the principal House author is Rep. Mark McEntire, R-Duncan. The measure was signed on Wednesday.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The full Senate has given final approval to a bill ensuring payment parity for physicians who care for patients using telemedicine.  Sen. Greg McCortney, R-Ada, is the principal Senate author of Senate Bill 674. The measure was approved on Thursday.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The full Senate has given its approval to a bill aimed at ensuring long-term care facilities have a visitation plan in place in the event of future emergencies.  Sen. Greg McCortney, R-Ada, chair of Health and Human Services, is the Senate principal author of House Bill 2566, by Rep. Chad Caldwell, R-Enid.  The measure was approved on Wednesday.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate Appropriations Committee has given its approval to a measure that would ensure Oklahomans are not paying more for many prescriptions than the price in Canada.  Sen. Greg McCortney, chair of Health and Human Services, is the author of Senate Bill 734, which was approved on Monday.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate Health and Human Services Committee passed several measures Wednesday that Republican leaders say advance the cause of life and will help save unborn lives.

The measures approved by the committee were:

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