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Sen. George Young’s Press Releases

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State Senator George Young, D-Oklahoma City, issued the following statement in response to the adoption of Senate Concurrent Resolution 7, which designated cotton as the state fiber.

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State Senator George Young, D-Oklahoma City, issued the following statement in response to the Senate Rules Committee voting down Senate Bill 209, which would require a racial impact statement for any piece of criminal justice legislation that creates a new offense, significantly changes an existing offense, changes the penalty for an existing offense, or changes existing sentencing, parole or probation procedures.

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State Sen. George Young, D-Oklahoma City, has filed Senate Bill 480, which would modify the state’s requirement to become a public notary.

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State Sen. George Young, D-Oklahoma City, has filed legislation to require racial impact statements for specific Senate and House bills, a move he says can help reduce the disproportionate impact the state’s criminal justice system has on minority communities.

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State Senator George Young, D-Oklahoma City, issued the following statement in response to his absence at the Oklahoma State Senate’s organizational day held Tuesday at the state Capitol. 

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. George Young, D-Oklahoma City, filed a measure Sunday aimed to reinstate the refundability of the state earned income tax credit (EITC), which serves as an essential tax benefit for working families across Oklahoma.

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Sen. George Young, D-Oklahoma City, filed Senate Bill 161 on Thursday to increase Oklahoman’s minimum wage requirement.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, announced committee assignments today for members of the Senate Democratic Caucus for the 58th Legislature.

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State Sen. George Young. D-Oklahoma City, was awarded the Russell M. Perry Award of Excellence by the Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City for the 42nd Annual Equal Opportunity Day (EOD) on Tuesday. The event provides a diversity discussion among corporate and civic leaders about the challenges of achieving equality while honoring local equal opportunity advocates.

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State Sen. George Young, D-Oklahoma City, released the following statement on Thursday regarding Gov. Kevin Stitt’s announcement that the state’s public health lab will be moved to Stillwater.

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