Each year, Congress must authorize the necessary funding and resources for our nation’s defense. Unfortunately, the partisanship that continues to plague the U.S. House of Representatives recently reached a new low, ending the longstanding tradition of passing the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with overwhelming bipartisanship in the House and affirming support for our troops and the critical resources they need to be effective.
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Jessica Garvin had never considered running for a political office higher than city council or school board — “if I got a wild hair might run for mayor?” but she never gave it much thought until the last several months she was encouraged to throw her hat into the ring for Oklahoma State Senate District 43.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat has named Senator Roger Thompson as co-chair of the Legislative Office of Fiscal Transparency (LOFT) oversight committee.
The first session of the 57th Legislature has officially passed a resolution to adjourn “sine die” on Friday, May 31 at 5 p.m. We’ve heard all…
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Senate on Tuesday gave approval to legislation creating the Legislative Office of Fiscal Transparency (LOFT), an office that would provide independent data to lawmakers and the public on state agency budgets and program performance.
Session is moving along quickly. Constitutionally, we’re required to adjourn by the last Friday in May. Once we get the executive nominations considered, the remaining bills passed out of conference committee and approved by both chambers, and approve a budget, we can adjourn.
OKLAHOMA CITY – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister made the following comments today in response to Gov. Kevin Stitt’s signing of Senate Bill 593. The new law prioritizes high-quality professional learning opportunities in computer science.
OKLAHOMA CITY – A measure to provide additional training for law enforcement officers relating to sexual assault calls, response and evidence collection received final approval Thursday in the Senate.
This week has been a whirlwind of activity at the Capitol. Not too long ago, all of the bills the Senate passed were sent to the House, and all the bills the House passed were sent to the Senate. This week marked the deadline for those bills to be passed out of the opposite legislative chamber.