Senate Republicans will increase accountability in state government by creating a legislative budget office and will protect and honor the state’s $2.9 billion investment in education as part of their 2019 legislative session.
Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat and members of the GOP Caucus on Tuesday announced a four-point agenda for the upcoming legislative session.
The Senate has completed filing bills for the first session of the 57th Legislature. The deadline was Thursday, January 17. A total of 1040 Senate Bills and 21 Senate Joint Resolutions were filed. In 2017, a total of 831 Senate bills were filed, along with 46 Senate Joint Resolutions.
Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat on Thursday filed legislation that would allow homeless students to qualify for the highly successful Lindsey Nicole Henry (LNH) scholarship program.
The LNH scholarship program was created in 2010 to provide state funds to children with special needs to attend private schools that could better accommodate their needs. The program has been very successful and many families of special-needs students say the program improved their children’s lives for the better.
OKLAHOMA CITY Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat on Wednesday filed bills granting the Oklahoma governor more appointment power of five top agency directors. Treat said the bills will provide more accountability and give the governor the ability to truly lead the state.read more.
Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, announced a slate of appointments to various state agencies, boards and commissions.
The Senate pro tempore regularly makes appointments to fill spots on the various state agencies, boards and commissions. The governor and House speaker also make appointments.
Pro Tempore Treat said as the new leader of the Senate he will emphasize and prioritize the appointment process.
Members of the Oklahoma Senate on Tuesday voted Senator Greg Treat as president pro tempore, the chamber’s top leadership post.
Treat previously served as the majority floor leader, the Senate’s second-highest leadership office, and was selected by Senate Republicans last year as their choice to lead the Senate. On Tuesday during organizational day, the entire Senate made it official and voted to name Treat as the Senate leader.