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Sen. Zack Taylor’s Press Releases

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After two historic winter storms hitting the state over the past year, the condition of many roads across Oklahoma – including Lincoln County – are in desperate need of repair, according to Sen. Zack Taylor. The Seminole Republican said he’s aware of the terrible road conditions constituents are facing across the district and is working with the appropriate agencies to repair the roads.

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A measure aimed at addressing school funding equity for brick-and-mortar public and charter schools passed the Senate on Thursday.

Authored by Sen. John Michael Montgomery, R-Lawton, Senate Bill 229, also known as the Redbud School Funding Act, would tap into more than $30 million of medical marijuana tax revenue and the State Public Common School Building Equalization Fund to use the dollars as annual grants for more than 300 public school districts and brick-and-mortar charter schools that receive below average local tax revenue funding.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The full Senate has joined the House in approving a measure making sure that drivers of electric vehicles are helping support the state’s transportation infrastructure.  House Bill 2234, by Senate principal author, Sen. Zack Taylor, R-Seminole, and House principal author, Rep. Kyle Hilbert, R-Bristow, creates the Driving on Road Infrastructure with Vehicles of Electricity (DRIVE) Act of 2021.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate Public Safety Committee approved a pair of bills on Monday, further strengthening Oklahoma’s trespassing laws. Sen. Zack Taylor, R-Seminole, is the Senate author of the measures aimed to deter people from trespassing on private property.

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Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat met with media after the Senate's seventh week of session. He was joined by Sen. Taylor and Sen. Leewright to give an update and answer questions about the work of the Senate select committee looking at utility issues after the February winter storm.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – After serving three years in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, Sen. Zack Taylor, R-Seminole, will continue his service to the citizens of Lincoln, Pottawatomie and Seminole Counties in the Oklahoma Senate. Taylor was joined by his family for an intimate ceremony at the Capitol on Tuesday.

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