Oklahoma Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, released the following statement on the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing:
“The bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City changed our state and nation forever. We will always remember the 168 lives lost and honor the survivors from that terrible day 25 years ago. Out of that tragedy, though, the world learned of the Oklahoma Standard. It was our faith, our resilience and our willingness to lift each other up that helped us overcome and rebuild after the bombing."read more.
House Speaker Charles McCall, R-Atoka, and Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, today issued the following statements in response to Gov. Kevin Stitt’s actions and comments today concerning stabilizing the FY 2020 state budget:read more.
House Speaker Charles McCall and Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat issued the following statements in response to Gov. Kevin Stitt’s announcement today that he believes budget cuts are necessary in the current fiscal year:read more.
The Oklahoma Legislature met Monday and approved measures to stabilize the state budget and affirm the governor’s health emergency declaration in response to COVID-19.
The Oklahoma Senate met in special session and regular session on Monday and employed social distancing measures to protect the health and safety of the senators and few essential staff working at the Capitol. Some of those measures included checking temperatures of those entering the Capitol, limiting the number of senators on the Senate floor to 10 at a time, and wearing cloth masks sewn by a Senate staffer.read more.
*Due to technical difficulties, a portion of the audio from Sen. Treat April 6, 2020 Media Briefing is available.read more.
Oklahoma Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat said he agrees with the governor’s health emergency declaration issued Thursday and that the Senate will convene Monday to take action on the order.read more.