OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Lonnie Paxton will be continuing to serve in his leadership position as Assistant Majority Floor Leader for the 59th Legislature, along with some new committee assignments.read more.
The Senate has given final approval to Senate Bill 1367, which increases the penalties for those who purchase medical marijuana and then sell the product to non-cardholders. The measure now heads to the governor’s desk for his signature.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Lonnie Paxton, R-Tuttle, is calling for the removal of Don Spencer as the executive director of the Oklahoma Second Amendment Association (OK2A) after making comments Paxton said could put the lives of legislators and other elected officials in danger.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Senate on Friday overwhelmingly approved new maps for Oklahoma’s five congressional districts. The Senate also approved new district maps for the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Both bills go to the governor’s desk for consideration.
The congressional maps approved by the Senate:read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Senate leaders praised the bipartisan and near-unanimous passage of new Senate district maps. Senate Bill 1x passed on a 46-1 vote Wednesday and now moves to the Oklahoma House of Representatives for consideration.
By law, the Legislature must redraw legislative district boundaries to reflect changes in population every 10 years following the decennial Census.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Republican leaders urged Democrat legislators to join them in calling for the dark money group that drew the Democrats’ proposed congressional redistricting map and drafted its redistricting commission proposal to disclose its donors and explain why the map abandons a successful strategy to protect key Oklahoma military installations.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Little change would occur to Oklahoma's current congressional districts and recently-passed new legislative districts under the state's proposed redistricting maps released Monday.
Based on feedback received through the state's historic public input process, Oklahoma would continue to have two majority urban congressional districts and three majority rural congressional districts. New state legislative district maps initially passed in May change just slightly in the proposals released Monday.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The chairs of the Oklahoma Senate and Oklahoma House of Representatives redistricting committees announced Oct. 10 as the deadline for public map submissions for congressional redistricting.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Senate and the House of Representatives redistricting offices today announced the schedule for town hall meetings on the congressional redistricting process. Legislators and redistricting office staff will answer questions and take comments from the public during the meetings.
Five in-person town halls are scheduled – one in each congressional district. Two virtual town halls also will be held for those who can’t attend one of the in-person meetings.
The town hall meetings are scheduled for:read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma House of Representatives and the Oklahoma Senate each in bipartisan and overwhelming votes on Wednesday approved new legislative district maps.
By law, the Legislature must redraw its legislative and congressional district boundaries to reflect changes in population every 10 years immediately following the decennial Census. Under the Oklahoma Constitution, redistricting plans for state legislative districts must be completed by the end of this year’s regular session.read more.