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OKLAHOMA CITY — Within the last week, 49 U.S. Senators signed a letter urging President Joe Biden to reconsider the expansion of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) pandemic authority, a move that Sen.

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Contact: Democratic Leader Kay Floyd

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Joint Resolution 16, authored by Sen. John Haste, R-Broken Arrow, will be on November's general election ballot following adoption by the House.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — On April 26, the Biden administration revised Title IX to include transgender entitlements for participation in women’s sports and spaces, rejecting the natural definitions of biological sex embraced by sane societies for millennia.

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Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat held a press conference on Thursday, May 2 at 1:15 p.m.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill to help reduce maternal deaths in Oklahoma is now on the governor’s desk. Rep. Cynthia Roe, R-Lindsay, and Sen. Jo Anna Dossett, D-Tulsa, are authors of House Bill 2152. The bill decreases the membership of the Maternal Mortality Review Committee (MMRC) and makes critical data on maternal deaths available to the committee.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, today passed a measure off the Senate floor that will ensure first responders suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Todd Gollihare, R-Kellyville, on Wednesday celebrated several of his policy priorities being signed into law. Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed into law a handful of Gollihare’s bills, including public safety proposals, a measure to protect landowner’s property rights and a bill on firefighter’s pensions.

These are among the bills Senator Gollihare authored or coauthored that have been signed into law:

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Members of the Oklahoma Legislative Latino Caucus said they were disappointed and deeply concerned after hearing that the governor had signed House Bill 4156 into law. Sen. Michael Brooks is chair of the caucus.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, today announced a change to his appropriations chairman.

Pro Tem Treat has selected Senator Chuck Hall, R-Perry, to replace Senator Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, as his appropriations chairman.

Senator Paul Rosino, R-Oklahoma City, will now serve as appropriations vice chair.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, today applauded Governor Kevin Stitt’s signature of Senate Bill 2035, the Mason Treat Act.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, today released the following statement after the Senate accepted a House amendment to his car tag legislation to name it in honor of his son, Mason, after his near-deadly car accident. 

The House author of Senate Bill 2035, Rep. Kyle Hilbert, R-Bristow, amended the bill to rename it the Mason Treat Act of 2024. It passed off the Senate floor 43-0.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Bill 1200 by Sen. Blake Cowboy Stephens, R-Tahlequah, was signed into law by Gov. Kevin Stitt Friday. The measure provides that the State of Oklahoma shall adopt permanent Daylight Saving Time (DST) upon approval of federal legislation to allow states to choose whether or not they change their clocks twice a year.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Sen. Dusty Deevers, R-Elgin, is calling on the legislature to defend Oklahoma's sovereignty against the creeping influence of global governance. If passed Oklahoma Senate Bill 426, by Rep.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Members of the Oklahoma Legislative Latino Caucus recognize the crisis at the U.S. southern border, and the challenges with the nation’s immigration system, but they have serious concerns about the constitutionality and unintended consequences of House Bill 4156. They have called on the governor to veto the measure.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – House Bill 3288, by Sen. Cody Rogers, R-Tulsa, received approval from the full Senate Wednesday. The measure provides $50 million in funding for repairs and improvements to the Arkansas River Levee Systems, which are currently at high risk of failure.

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Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat held a press conference on Thursday, April 25 at 1:15 p.m.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Darrell Weaver, R-Moore, received Senate approval for a measure that allows Oklahoma businesses to sell or serve alcohol without being required to first check identification cards. House Bill 3571 allows businesses to use their discretion on whether or not to check IDs, ensuring older Oklahomans are not inconvenienced.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Greg McCortney, R-Ada, today released the following statement on House Bill 2946.

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