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Update from Sen Julia Kirt

August 8th, 2021|

Dear Friend, As we continue to work through the difficulties presented by COVID-19, I hope you are continuing to stay safe and diligent in helping stop the spread. I am encouraged by how strong we have started our vaccination distribution, and I know with hard work and determination we can get Oklahoma on the right

Statement from Senator Carri Hicks

February 23rd, 2021|

Statement from Senator Carri Hicks on Senate confirming Trent Smith to the Oklahoma State Board of Education OKLAHOMA CITY – Senator Carri Hicks, D-Oklahoma City, released the following statement after Monday’s vote by the Oklahoma Senate to confirm Trent Smith to the Oklahoma State Board of Education. “The governor’s nominee for the State Board of

How to be an A**h0le!!!

January 5th, 2021|

I want to be an A**hole Sen. Nathan Dahm files trio of bills protecting citizens’ rights during the pandemic OKLAHOMA CITY – Senator Nathan Dahm, R -Broken Arrow, filed three bills on Monday aimed to restrain the power of government in its response to the Chinese Coronavirus. “As we start a new year

OKC Businessman Declares Dem Chair Candidacy

January 5th, 2021|

Sean Cummings running for State Chair of Oklahoma Democratic Party OKLAHOMA CITY, December 30, 2020 – Longtime Oklahoma City businessman Sean Cummings has announced his candidacy to run for Chair of the Oklahoma Democratic Party. Cummings said, “Living wages must be the cornerstone of our message.” He has already begun visiting towns throughout

Chip Keating resigns for possible Governor run

January 1st, 2021|

Gov. Kevin Stitt loses another Cabinet secretary Gov. Kevin Stitt's secretary of public safety resigned Thursday to focus on his business and family. Chip Keating became the latest secretary to resign from the governor's Cabinet. He oversaw the Corrections Department, the Department of Public Safety, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, the Oklahoma Bureau of

Stitt Leading Oklahomans to Hospital, Cemetery

December 29th, 2020|

OKLAHOMA CITY, December 29, 2020 – Monday, Oklahoma state health officials released figures showing that there are 3,400 new cases of COVID-19 and 13 new deaths. Worse, there are now over 1,900 Oklahomans hospitalized with the virus and 500 of them in ICU units. “It is absurd that the governor of Oklahoma refuses to play

State Convention Committee Nominations

December 28th, 2020|

All: The link to sign up or make nominations to committees is on the website and here is a link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScN8poYQagxOFuslSfy_1UefGmz7ATWjWS9BmBYcMIw30XkhQ/viewform?gxids=7628 Alicia Andrews Chair Oklahoma Democratic Party 3815 N. Santa Fe, Suite 122 Oklahoma City, OK 73118 (she/her/hers) (405) 427-3366 Office alicia@okdemocrats.org

Senate Democrats announce committee assignments

December 28th, 2020|

OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, announced committee assignments today for members of the Senate Democratic Caucus for the 58th Legislature. “Members of the Senate Democratic Caucus come to the Legislature with extensive experience in several different professions. They are eager to draw on this expertise for their committee work in

More Sedition from Republicans

December 28th, 2020|

Sen. Standridge praises AG Hunter for joining Texas lawsuit OKLAHOMA CITY – State Sen. Rob Standridge, R-Norman, issued the following statement Thursday after Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter announced his support of a Texas lawsuit challenging the 2020 presidential election results for Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan and Wisconsin in the U.S. Supreme Court. “I would like

Statement from Senator Carri Hicks on Oklahoma State Department of Health’s New School Quarantine Policy

December 28th, 2020|

Senator Carrie Hicks OKLAHOMA CITY – Senator Carri Hicks, D-Oklahoma City, released the following statement in response to the new policy regarding in-school quarantining announced by the Oklahoma State Department of Health: “Allowing in-school quarantine in our public schools raises many serious concerns. We should prioritize the safety of students, teachers, support personnel, and

Sen. Young files legislation to increase minimum wage

December 28th, 2020|

Sen Young files Bill to increase Minimum Wage OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. George Young, D-Oklahoma City, filed Senate Bill 161 on Thursday to increase Oklahoman’s minimum wage requirement. Senate Bill 161 would require employers to pay their employees a minimum wage of $10.50 per hour, or match the federal minimum wage rate, whichever

The Letter of Sedition

December 28th, 2020|

December 22, 2020 To the Honorable members of the Oklahoma Congressional Delegation, As a member of the Oklahoma Congressional Delegation you have the distinct privilege and honor to count the ballots cast by the electors of the several states. It being necessary to the preservation of our republican form of government (Article, IV Section 4),

Never Forget this act of Sedition

December 28th, 2020|

Senators join Bullard in urging Congress to fight illegal voting action in four states OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. David Bullard, R-Durant, and 14 other senators sent a letter on Tuesday urging Congress to fight illegal ballots in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. The letter to Oklahoma’s congressional delegation asks them to voice their objections, bring

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