OKLAHOMA CITY Senate leadership on Wednesday were cautiously optimistic about next years budget after a state board certified an estimated $612 million in new funding for the upcoming budget year.
However, Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat and Senate Appropriations Chairman Roger Thompson both said lawmakers and the public should not set unattainable expectations for next year.read more.
Senate President Pro Tempore-designate Greg Treat on Thursday announced the full committee assignments of Senate Republicans for the 57th Legislature. read more.
Senate Republicans on Wednesday announced their full leadership team for the 57th Legislature.
Senate Republicans previously designated Senator Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, as their pick to serve as the next President Pro Tempore of the Senate. Treat earlier this year announced his selection of Senator Kim David, R-Porter, to serve as Majority Floor Leader and of Senator Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, to serve as Senate Appropriations chair.