Oklahomans will be treated to exhibits of art, music, dance, and food tastings this Wednesday, May 1, as part of a celebration marking the third annual Hispanic Cultural Day at the state Capitol. The event, which will be held in the fourth floor rotunda, will celebrate Oklahoma’s Hispanic influences that began in the 1500’s and continue today.read more.
Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, released the following statement after the Oklahoma Supreme Court issued a decision in the case of Beason v. I.E. Miller Services, Inc., ruling that caps on damages for pain and suffering imposed by the Legislature are unconstitutional.read more.
Legislation was signed into law Tuesday to allow school districts to stock inhalers for health emergencies. Sen. Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, authored Senate Bill 381 at the request of constituents who lost a family member to a severe asthma attack at school.
The Governor signed legislation Monday to help Oklahoma law enforcement investigate sexual assault crimes by creating a statewide tracking system for sexual assault evidence collection kits. Sen. Kay Floyd (D-Oklahoma City) is the author of Senate Bill 967, and was a member of the 2017 Oklahoma Task Force on Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence (SAFE).
Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd (D-Oklahoma City) released the following statement after Senate Republicans voted to delay a cost of living adjustment for retirees:
Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd (D-Oklahoma City) released the following statement regarding the Legislature missing the April 1st statutory deadline to fund public education:
“It is very disappointing that the Legislature has missed the April 1st deadline to fund public education in Oklahoma. Over the last two months we should have been working together in a bipartisan manner to invest in our schools. Last year, we demonstrated the Legislature is capable of passing education appropriations by April 1st if it chooses to make this a priority.read more.