OKLAHOMA CITY – The full Senate has given unanimous approval to legislation to ensure missing child and manhunt cases will include the resources of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) early in such searches. Sen.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved a measure to better determine the amount of savings from a state question enacting criminal justice reform.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Roger Thompson, chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement Friday after the Board of Equalization voted on the final certification of funds available for appropriation in Fiscal Year 2024, which begins July 1.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, has been appointed to serve on the Executive Committee of The Council of State Governments Southern Office (CSG South) for 2023.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 – Sen. Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, will continue in his leadership role as Senate Appropriations chair for the 59th Legislature. Thompson has served in that position for the past four years, and will also continue to hold seats on both the Senate Rules and Finance Committees.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, was sworn in for his third and final term in the Oklahoma Senate on Wednesday. He was automatically re-elected after being unopposed for the District 8 seat. The swearing in ceremony was held in the Senate Chamber and was presided over by Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, was on hand for a special celebration Monday at Eufaula State Park to mark Checotah Intermediate Elementary School’s designation as a National Blue Ribbon School. The school’s principal, Ryan Ambrose, was also honored as a 2022 recipient of the Terrel H.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Appropriations Chair Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, and Vice Chair Chuck Hall, R- Perry, said Oklahomans would see generational benefits as a result of the incredible hard work and dedication of members of the Joint Committee on Pandemic Relief Funding over the past year. On Tuesday, the bicameral, bipartisan committee approved more than $1.1 billion in projects through funding provided by the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) that will address critical needs facing the state – needs that were heightened as a result of the pandemic. Thompson and Halread more.