For several months now, state revenues have been rolling in above the estimates, pointing to a bright economic future for Oklahoma.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Paul Rosino, R-Oklahoma City, and Rep. Mark Lawson, R-Sapulpa, announced Monday that Oklahoma had reached an important milestone. For the first time since 2009, the number of people receiving developmental disabilities services exceeds the number of people on the waitlist.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Earlier this month, Sen. Carri Hicks traveled to Las Vegas, where she served as a panelist at the 2021 NCSL Jobs Summit. The Oklahoma City Democrat was asked to share insight and policy recommendations from her September interim study on the childcare crisis and its impact on parents, especially mothers, returning to work.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Rob Standridge, R-Norman, filed two bills Thursday addressing an issue of growing concern for Oklahoma parents – the indoctrination of their children in school classrooms and on college campuses.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Kevin Matthews is inviting Oklahomans to come visit the community of Boley this Saturday, Dec. 11, for tours and to hear details of the town’s plans to host a Smithsonian traveling exhibit next May promoting rural America. Matthews, D-Tulsa, said the events are part of an effort to get Oklahoma’s surviving 13 all-Black communities on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – On the heels of Tuesday’s advisory by the U.S.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Following the sudden and unexpected departure of the University of Oklahoma’s former head football coach that left the Sooner Nation and other football fans in shock, Sen. Bill Coleman has requested legislation to properly “honor” Lincoln Riley. The bill request asks to name the last three inches of the westbound lane of State Highway 325 in the panhandle as the “Lincoln Riley Highway”.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, has filed a bill to require legislative approval on decisions by the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Commission that would affect a property’s status as a state park.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Since the U.S. Supreme Court passed Roe v. Wade on January 22, 1973, more than 62 million abortions have been performed. To mourn the loss of those precious lives, Sen.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, released the following statement Tuesday following updates from Gov. Kevin Stitt and Attorney General John O'Connor on the state's legal challenges of federal vaccine mandates:read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Jessica Garvin, R-Duncan, has filed legislation to help further improve accountability and transparency of local school district funding.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, has filed Senate Bill 1123, calling for a change in the way motor vehicle accident deaths are handled.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, on Wednesday said he is encouraged by Oklahoma’s recent court victory in challenging the Biden administration’s vaccine mandates.
Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor’s and 11 other state attorneys general in November challenged the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for health care workers. On Tuesday, a federal court granted an injunction putting a hold on the vaccine mandate for health care workers.read more.