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Sen. Michael Brooks’s Press Releases

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Legislative Latino Caucus announced the 6th annual Hispanic Cultural Day will be held on May 10, 2022, and all are welcome and encouraged to attend. The event allows the Oklahoma Legislature, the Hispanic community, and the public to come together to celebrate Hispanic culture, history, entertainment, and food. Latino Caucus Chairman Sen.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – On Tuesday, Sen. Michael Brooks, D-Oklahoma City, was selected as one of nine leaders from across the country to join the NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders), a selective national network of state and local elected officials with Honorary Co-Chairs U.S. Senator Chris Coons, Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland, and Columbia, S.C. Mayor Steve Benjamin.

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OKLAHOMA CITY –. Nearly seven out of every 1,000 Oklahomans were the victim of domestic violence in 2020, a sobering statistic Sen. Michael Brooks, D-Oklahoma City, wants to change through Senate Bill 1568.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Democrats announced Monday they had filed Senate Bill 6X, legislation to enact a fair congressional map for Oklahoma.

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On Monday, the House and Senate redistricting committees held a press conference to introduce Oklahoma’s five proposed congressional redistricting maps that will be voted on in special session later this month. Senator Michael Brooks, D-Oklahoma City, said he was deeply concerned about Oklahoma City being split as well as urban southwest Oklahoma City being removed from Congressional District 5 and pulled into the mostly rural Congressional District 3.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Michael Brooks, D-Oklahoma City, will be serving as the 2021 Festival Amistad parade grand marshal. The annual festival will be Saturday, Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Putnam City High School. In its third year, the festival is presented by the City of Warr Acres, Putnam City High School (PCHS) and Hola Oklahoma Media.

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Senate Minority Leader Kay Floyd, Sen. Michael Brooks, Sen. Julia Kirt and Sen. J.J. Dossett met with media to provide an update on session.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Michael Brooks, D-Oklahoma City, and Rep. Ryan Martinez, R-Edmond, were joined Wednesday by Sen. Jessica Garvin, R-Duncan, and Rep. José Cruz, D-Oklahoma City, in announcing the formation of the bipartisan, bicameral Legislative Latino Caucus. Brooks said the caucus will help better address the unique needs of the state’s fastest growing population, the Latino community, while also celebrating and recognizing their contributions to Oklahoma’s economy.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, released the following statement after the Senate passed Senate Bill 1066, the Senate’s redistricting bill, on Tuesday:

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Legislation was signed Tuesday strengthening penalties for those who knowingly sell or provide alcohol to minors. Senate Bill 283 by Sen. Michael Brooks, D-Oklahoma City, will require those convicted of such offenses to attend a victims impact panel program, along with other current penalties.

Brooks explained that the legislation was originally requested by a government class at Oklahoma City’s Southeast High School, who had participated in the Generation Citizen Project.   

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