Sen. Michael Brooks’s Press Releases

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Michael Brooks, D-Oklahoma City, has authored Senate Bill 1326, adding domestic violence crimes to the state’s Mary Rippy Violent Crime Offenders Registration Act. Brooks filed the measure at the urging of constituents.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd announced Wednesday her caucus has elected Sen. Julia Kirt to follow Floyd into that leadership role for the 60th Oklahoma Legislature. Sen. Michael Brooks was chosen to succeed Sen. Kevin Matthews as Democratic caucus chair. Due to term limits, the 59th Oklahoma Legislature will be the last for both Floyd and Matthews, who will continue to serve in their Senate leadership roles until they leave office in November of 2024.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Michael Brooks, D-Oklahoma City, and Rep. Arturo Alonso-Sandoval, D-Oklahoma City, attended a recent meeting at the White House as part of NewDEAL, a network of pro-growth, progressive state and local elected officials, including school board members, city and county officials, as well as state legislators and other statewide leaders.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – A new state law to crack down on foreigners using straw owners to buy land for marijuana grows raised concerns from realtors and title companies worried they wouldn’t be able to sell homes to bonified Oklahoma residents who use an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) rather than a Social Sec

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate Public Safety Committee held an interim study on Monday examining best practices for DUI testing for medical marijuana and other drugs. Sen.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Michael Brooks, D-Oklahoma City, recognized the outstanding accomplishments of Oklahoma’s top ranked school, Santa Fe South Pathways Middle College, and its 2023 graduating class Wednesday.

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Sen. Kevin Matthews, D-Tulsa, and Sen. Michael Brooks, D-Oklahoma City, issued the following statements regarding Senate Bill 108, which passed out of the Senate Public Safety Committee Thursday.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Four members of the Democratic Caucus who represent various districts in the Oklahoma City metro were sworn into office Wednesday. Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell presided over the ceremony while the oaths of office were administered by Oklahoma Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard Darby.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Legislative Latino Caucus announced the 6th annual Hispanic Cultural Day will be held on May 10, 2022, and all are welcome and encouraged to attend. The event allows the Oklahoma Legislature, the Hispanic community, and the public to come together to celebrate Hispanic culture, history, entertainment, and food. Latino Caucus Chairman Sen.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – On Tuesday, Sen. Michael Brooks, D-Oklahoma City, was selected as one of nine leaders from across the country to join the NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders), a selective national network of state and local elected officials with Honorary Co-Chairs U.S. Senator Chris Coons, Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland, and Columbia, S.C. Mayor Steve Benjamin.

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