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Senate Republicans to present 2017 legislative agenda at Tulsa, OKC press conferences

MEDIA ADVISORY Senate Republicans to present 2017 legislative agenda at Tulsa, OKC press conferences Oklahoma Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Schulz and members of the Senate Republican Caucus will hold press conferences in Tulsa and Oklahoma City on Thursday, Jan. 26, to release a legislative agenda. “The legislative agenda of the Senate Republican Caucus represents

By |January 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Joe Dorman, For the Children – The Women’s March

On Saturday, January 21, more than five million women gathered in various locations around the world at over 670 planned marches. The intent was to show the new leaders elected in our government that women of all ages are a strong force, and issues of importance – equality, health care, race, issues with disabilities, and

By |January 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Senate Appropriations Chair says some budget hearings will be held at agencies/state facilities

Senate Appropriations Chair says some budget hearings will be held at agencies/state facilities (For digital audio, go to www.oksenate.gov and select “Media”) Every year, state agency heads and their staff come to the Capitol for annual budget hearings—it gives them an opportunity to explain to lawmakers how the dollars they receive are used as well

By |January 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Women’s March OKC 2017

12,000 people showed up to support Issues.

By |January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Photos|0 Comments

Senate bill to prohibit abortions once heartbeat audible

Senate bill to prohibit abortions once heartbeat audible OKLAHOMA CITY – Legislation was filed Thursday to strengthen Oklahoma’s Heartbeat Informed Consent Act by providing a scientific definition of when life begins, with the first heartbeat. Sen. Paul Scott, R-Duncan, filed Senate Bill 710 to prohibit abortions if the embryonic or fetal heartbeat of the unborn

By |January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leader Scott Inman’s request to AG for Open Meeting Act Official Opinion

Office of the House Democratic Leader SCOTT M. INMAN State Representative District 94 January 19, 2017 Honorable Scott Pruitt Attorney General 313 N.E. 21st Street Oklahoma City, OK 73105 Mr. Attorney General: Please issue your official opinion in response the following questions: 1. The Open Meeting Act specifically excludes the Legislature from the definition of

By |January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rep. David Perryman letter to Rep. Josh Cockroft in re Closure of Committee and Votes taken in Closed Committee Meetings

Chairman Cockroft and Members of the House Rules Committee/Special Investigation Committee, As a member of the Committee, I would request as a Point of Order, under what legal authority the Chairman and Members of the House Rules Committee/Special Investigation Committee continues to meet in closed/executive session and vote in closed/executive session. As a part of

By |January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Should President Trump release his Tax Returns?

By |January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Poll|0 Comments

Undocumented immigrants to be charged wire transfer fee under proposed legislation

OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Paul Scott filed legislation Thursday to charge individuals a fee on international wire transactions who do not present valid personal identification. The Duncan Republican said he hopes the bill will cut down on the number of undocumented immigrants sending untaxed dollars out of the state as well as address drug money

By |January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Senate bills filed for 2017 session

The Senate has completed filing bills for the first session of the 56th Legislature. A total of 831 Senate Bills were filed, along with 46 senate joint resolutions and one senate concurrent resolution. In 2015, a total of 815 Senate bills were filed, along with 32 senate joint resolutions. The deadline does not apply to

By |January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments