2016 Press Releases

Sen. Standridge awaiting governor’s signature on key finance reform

State Sen. Rob Standridge said he is hopeful the governor will soon sign a measure aimed at helping the state better weather economic downturns in the future.  Standridge is co-author of Senate Bill 1030, which won final passage in the Senate on a 45-0 vote and was sent to Gov. Mary Fallin’s desk for consideration. […]

Standridge Against Medicaid Plan

Oklahoma State Senate Communications Division State Capitol Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105 February 5, 2016 From the desk of Sen. Rob Standridge Oklahoma is ranked among the bottom states in the nation when it comes to several areas of public health, including diabetes, obesity, cancer, heart attacks and stroke.  These conditions shorten life-spans, diminish quality of […]

Capitated Managed Care for Medicaid Would be ‘Disastrous’ for State

Immediate Release:  February 2, 2016 Sen. Standridge says capitated managed care for Medicaid would be ‘disastrous’ for state (For digital audio, go to www.oksenate.gov and select “Media”) The chairman of the Senate’s Health and Human Services Committee has filed legislation to put the brakes on implementation of a capitated managed care system for Medicaid in […]