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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Warren Hamilton, R-McCurtain, has authored 14 bills that have been referred to their respective committees and will be up for consideration in the next few weeks.

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Senate Education Committee and Appropriations Subcommittee chairman Adam Pugh, along with Education Committee vice chair Sen. Ally Seifried and Education Appropriations Subcommittee vice chair Sen.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Adam Pugh, R-Edmond, has filed legislation to ensure Oklahoma’s approximately 290,000 veterans get their rightful military benefits, including those earned through combat, from the federal Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA).

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OKLAHOMA CITY – State Sen. Rob Standridge, R-Norman, has filed Senate Bill 1056, which would create a special definition of  “contemporary community standards” in Oklahoma statutes to better address the issue of obscene material being made accessible to minors.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, has filed Senate Bill 304 to add nonprofit hospitals to the list of entities that receive sales tax exemptions for goods and services.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Legislation has been filed to cut and replace financial ties and control of the federal government over common education in Oklahoma. Sen.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat joined Oklahoma County Sheriff Tommie Johnson III today to warn Oklahoma County residents about scams impacting area residents, after he was the target of a scam.

Recently, the pro tem received a fraud phone call from someone who claimed to be with the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office. They said he failed to appear in front of an Oklahoma County judge.

Before the call could escalate, Treat told the individual he knew Sherriff Johnson and was going to call him. The individual hung up the phone after that.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, has filed Senate Bill 720, to ensure firearm suppressors and the basic materials used to manufacture them in Oklahoma are not subject to federal laws or regulations.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, has filed legislation to protect the Second Amendment rights of Oklahomans and prevent further federal overreach.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, has filed Senate Bill 187, which would increase the amount of living and transportation expenses that could be paid on behalf of a birth mother through the adoption process.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Blake Stephens, R-Tahlequah, will be hosting a blood drive on Feb. 9 with the Oklahoma Blood Institute. Stephens encourages the public and everyone at the Capitol to participate.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, has filed two measures for the 2023 session aimed at strengthening Oklahoma’s election processes.  

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, has filed Senate Bill 456, which would eliminate the ability to claim any portion of a landowner’s property by adverse possession or “squatting.”

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate has completed filing bills for the First Session of the 59th Legislature.  The deadline was Thursday, Jan. 19.  A total of 1,116 Senate Bills and 18 Senate Joint Resolutions were filed. 

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Julie Daniels, R-Bartlesville, and Sen. Shane Jett, R-Shawnee, have filed universal school choice legislation to benefit children in all corners of the state.

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