OKLAHOMA CITY – Two measures to provide protections against wage discrimination passed out of the Senate Tuesday. Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd is the author of the bills, which will now move to the House.read more.
Three bills passed out of the Senate late Monday to better assist victims of sexual assault and address the backlog of untested rape kits in Oklahoma. The bills, which were recommendations from the 2017 Oklahoma Task Force on Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence (SAFE), are authored by Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd who is a task force member.
Oklahoma Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd issued the following statement Tuesday after Gov. Kevin Stitt and Republican legislative leaders announced details of five bills giving the Governor the power to directly hire and fire agency heads.
“The Senate Democrats are concerned about the latest Republican proposal to increase the executive power of the Governor. We believe agency directors should be experienced professionals, not political appointees accountable only to the Governor.read more.