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Sen. Larry Boggs’s Press Releases

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Sen. Larry Boggs, R-Wilburton, presented House Concurrent Resolution 1012 to the full Senate on Monday, which encourages and supports the expansion of the rail line from Shawnee to McAlester.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – State Sen. Larry Boggs was presented with the 2018 Senator of the Year Award by the Oklahoma Veterans Council on Wednesday, March 27th in the House Chamber during a Joint Legislative Session.

Boggs, R-Wilburton, was recognized for his ongoing support of veterans, their families and their unique needs.  During his tenure in the Legislature, he has worked on several bills focused on helping veterans and supporting veteran issues.

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OKLAHOMA CITY –   State Senator Larry Boggs has been tapped to serve as the Vice-Chair of the Senate Veterans and Military Affairs Committee for the upcoming 57th Legislature.  Boggs, R-Wilburton, has also been selected to serve on the Public Safety and Transportation Committees, as well as the Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural Resources and Regulatory Services.

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Senate President Pro Tempore-Designate Mike Schulz on Tuesday announced his appointments of chairs and vice-chairs of Senate standing committees and appropriations subcommittees for the 56th Legislature.

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Senators take oath of office

Twenty-five newly-elected and returning members of the Oklahoma State Senate were officially sworn in during a ceremony Tuesday afternoon in the Senate chamber. The oath of office was administered by Oklahoma Supreme Court Chief Justice Joseph M. Watt.

The 2004 Senate class includes 15 new members and 10 members who were re-elected. This marks one of the largest groups of new members in recent years, with 14 of those seats open during the election cycle due to the state’s constitutionally mandated term limits.
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Senator Larry Boggs welcomed the news that the Department of Corrections (DOC) will give one-time stipends of $1,750 to agency employees, saying the move builds upon the success of a 2014 bill that provided recurring pay raises to correctional officers and other state employees.

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Sen. Boggs sworn in for second term

Sen. Larry Boggs has officially begun his second term after being officially sworn in during a special oath of office ceremony at the Capitol on Wednesday. 

“I am honored to be able to continue my service in the Senate on behalf the citizens of District 7,” Boggs said.  “While we have many challenges ahead, we also have the opportunity to strengthen our public policies so that when our economy does rebound, Oklahoma will be able to build on that growth, creating jobs and building a better future for citizens.”

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State Sen. Larry Boggs issued the following statement in reaction to the recent death of State Labor Commissioner Mark Costello.  Costello died following an altercation with his son, Christian Costello.

“The tragic loss of State Labor Commissioner Mark Costello is felt by many this week as he was an outstanding man who embraced his duties as a state leader with a strong sense of compassion and responsibility.  He was a respected member of the Oklahoma community and a friend who will be dearly missed.  My thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time.”

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OKLAHOMA CITY – On Monday, Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman announced the committee assignments for the 54th Legislature.  Sen. Larry Boggs will be serving on five committees.

            The freshman legislator has been appointed to the Agriculture and Rural Development, Tourism and Wildlife, Veterans and Military Affairs, and Public Safety Committees as well as the Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government and Transportation. 

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Larry Boggs was formally sworn in for his first term at the State Capitol on Wednesday.  The Republican from Red Oak was elected to serve Senate District 7. 

            "It is a tremendous honor to be entrusted to represent the people of District 7," said Boggs.  "It is a privilege and a responsibility I will never take for granted as I work with my constituents and fellow legislators to move Oklahoma forward."

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