OKLAHOMA CITY – The full Senate approved House Bill 1368 Tuesday, which provides a tax credit to caregivers who provide many hours of unpaid care each year. Sen.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate leadership today released the following statement after a resolution was filed that attempts to ban all foreign troops from training on Oklahoma military installations.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma’s Future Caucus was honored last week at the Millennial Action Project (MAP) Rising Stars Awards in Washington, D.C. Co-chairs Sen. Carri Hicks, D-Oklahoma City, Sen. John Michael Montgomery, R-Lawton, and Rep. Ajay Pittman, D-Oklahoma City, along with fellow member Rep.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. John Michael Montgomery, R-Lawton, has officially begun his second term in the Oklahoma Senate. Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell presided over the swearing in ceremony, which was held Wednesday in the Senate Chamber.read more.
Following the passage of the Fiscal Year 2023 budget and the conclusion of the 2022 legislative session, members of the Comanche County legislative delegation, including Sen. John Michael Montgomery, R-Lawton; Sen. Chris Kidd, R-Waurika; Rep.read more.
The Senate Business, Commerce and Tourism Committee has given approval to Krista Ratliff to serve the remaining term of Sandra Kunz on the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Commission, which will end on July 1, 2023. Sen.read more.
Lawton area legislators, including Sen. John Michael Montgomery, R-Lawton; Sen. Chris Kidd, R-Waurika; Rep. Trey Caldwell, R-Lawton; Rep. Toni Hasenbeck, R-Elgin; Rep. Daniel Pae, R-Lawton; and Rep.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat on Tuesday named a new chair and vice chair of the Senate Retirement and Insurance Committee.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate and House members representing southwestern Oklahoma released the following statement, mourning the death of Edgewater Park Firefighter April Partridge on Sunday and commending the hundreds of firefighters in the region who have responded to wildfires in recent days. The delegation includes Sen. Chris Kidd, R-Waurika; Sen. John Michael Montgomery, R-Lawton; Sen. Brent Howard, R-Altus; Sen. Jessica Garvin, R-Duncan; Rep. Rande Worthen, R-Lawton; Rep.read more.
On the heels of the governor’s announcement that Oklahoma is forming a partnership with Arkansas and Louisiana to create a regional hydrogen hub, the state Senate has passed two measures that would give tax credits to businesses and individuals utilizing and producing the clean and affordable energy source.
Authored by Sen. John Michael Montgomery, R-Lawton, Senate Bills 1857 and 1858 would support the tri-state initiative by incentivizing the use of hydrogen-powered vehicles and encouraging hydrogen engineering.read more.