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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, today released the following statement after Senator Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, submitted his resignation letter, effective November 1.

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OKLAHOMA CITY - Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, today issued the following statement after the governor signed the state budget for FY '25. 

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Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat held a press conference on Wednesday, June 12 at 1:15 p.m.

 
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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, today commented on the most recent special session call from Governor Kevin Stitt.

The governor has called a limited special session specifically for the Senate to consider his latest pick for the Oklahoma State University Board of Regents. The House of Representatives will not have to come in for the special session call since House members don’t have confirmation authority.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Recently, Senate Bill 426 successfully passed through the Senate and House. The bill, authored by Sen.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, today released the following statement and highlights on the conclusion of the 59th Oklahoma Legislature’s regular session.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Democrats shared their views on the 2024 session as lawmakers worked toward final adjournment on Thursday.

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Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat held a press conference on Thursday, May 30 at 1:15 p.m.

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OKLAHOMA CITY- On Thursday, Sen. Micheal Bergstrom, R-Adair, presented Senate Bill 426 on the Senate floor on behalf of its author, Senator George Burns, R-Pollard. The bill to safeguard the liberties and rights of Oklahomans successfully passed through the Senate.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Blake Cowboy Stephens, R-Tahlequah, released the following statement after the Senate approved House Bill 2914 Thursday. Stephens co-authored the bill that appropriates $18 million for the creation of the Oklahoma Sheriff's Office Funding Assistance Grant Program.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Senate on Thursday approved legislation that is the culmination of years of work to rewrite Oklahoma’s criminal code.

After three years of studying the state’s criminal code and several more years working on legislation to bring greater consistency and uniformity to criminal sentencing, the Senate gave final passage to a one-of-a-kind measure to overhaul felony sentencing in Oklahoma.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – On Wednesday, the Senate passed Senate Bill 1273, by Sen. Jerry Alvord, R-Ardmore, off the floor. The measure seeks to investigate and improve the water quality of the Blue River and Little Blue Creek.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – On Tuesday, Senate Bill 1429, authored by Sen. John Haste, R-Broken Arrow, was signed into law.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate overrode the governor’s veto of Senate Bill 922 Wednesday. The legislation, authored by Sen. Blake Cowboy Stephens, R-Tahlequah, provides that at least 90 percent of hunting tags be issued to Oklahomans for hunting seasons with a limited number of tags available.

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Contact: Democratic Leader Kay Floyd

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CLAREMORE, OK – In the wake of the recent tornado outbreak that struck Claremore over the weekend, Senator Ally Seifried, R-Claremore, expressed her gratitude to the first responders, and to the state, county, and municipal emergency management teams for their swift actions before and in the immediate aftermath of the storm.

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Senate Bill 1125 first in new budget transparency process 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, and his Appropriations Chairman, Sen. Chuck Hall, R-Perry, today released the following statements after the state budget bill for Fiscal Year 2025 passed off the Senate floor this morning.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, today passed the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services Revolving Fund off the Senate floor.

Senate Bill 2039 passed unanimously.

The program will allow the Attorney General’s Office to provide better, and more immediate services to victims of domestic violence. Money from the fund will provide expedited statewide access and deliver more services to victims.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – On Thursday, Senate Bill 1994, authored by Sen. Rob Standridge, R-Norman, was passed by the Senate. The measure seeks to strengthen laws against squatting.

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