OKLAHOMA CITY - Sen. Julia Kirt will host a series of public forums in September to let Oklahomans hear from tax and economic experts about Oklahoma’s tax system as well as allow citizens to share their ideas, concerns, and questions on the issue.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate President Pro Tem Greg Treat has named Sen.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – On Friday, Sen. Mary Boren, D-Norman, warned against Gov. Kevin Stitt’s executive order claiming to protect school employees from being pressured into paying union dues.
“On Thursday, the State Board of Education approved another 1,077 emergency certifications for teachers, bringing the total for this school year to over 3,000 because of Oklahoma’s unresolved and growing teacher shortage. Partisan and divisive executive orders like Governor Stitt’s are not protecting teachers. Instead, they give teachers one more reason to leave the classroom.read more.
Sen. Paul Rosino, R-Oklahoma City, and Rep. Brian Hill, R-Mustang, released the following statements Friday regarding the Oklahoma State Board of Education’s refusal to reexamine the accreditation status of Mustang Public Schools that was previously penalized over allegations that they violated House Bill 1775, limiting classroom discussion on race and gender.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY - State Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, released the following statement about Senate Bill 612 going into effect Friday. Dahm introduced and was Senate author of the bill, which makes it a felony to perform or attempt to perform an abortion, punishable by up to a $100,000 fine and/or up to 10 years in prison.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY. – On Thursday, Sen. Julie Daniels, R-Bartlesville, applauded Gov. Kevin Stitt’s executive order calling on the State Board of Education to take action to protect school employees’ First Amendment rights to decide whether to pay union dues.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Paul Rosino, R-Oklahoma City, and Rep. Chris Kannady, R-Oklahoma City, released the following statements Monday following the tragic shooting of two Oklahoma County sheriff deputies, killing one and seriously injuring the other.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – State Sen. Warren Hamilton, R-McCurtain, plans to refile legislation prohibiting anyone under the age of 21 from undergoing gender reassignment medical treatment in the state.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – State leaders praised the positive impact of the Oklahoma National Guard Educational Assistance Act that went into effect July 1,read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – State Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, released the following statement after the FBI raid of former President Trump’s home on Monday night.read more.
Sen. Adam Pugh, R-Edmond, released the following statement Thursday regarding the resignation of Department of Human Services Director Justin Brown and retirement of Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Director Ricky Adams.
“These two public servants have dedicated their careers to helping protect the health, welfare and public safety of Oklahomans and have made a lasting impact on our state and citizens through their work at DHS and OSBI.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Health and Human Services Chair Paul Rosino, R-Oklahoma City, issued the following statement on Tuesday thanking Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) Director Justin Brown for his service. After leading the agread more.