2016 Senate Summation – week 5

March 3, 2016  BUDGET and TAXES Senate leadership has been warning for months of the severity of the budget crisis, and that it’s likely to get even worse Today’s revenue numbers from OMES are proving us right – and we can’t even be sure that we’re yet seeing the bottom of this financial cliff. The […]

Marriage strengthening bill signed by Governor

Tulsa World article on new divorce education bill.

Senate Update from Sen. Rob Standridge

After passing one of the final legislative deadlines of the year, the Senate will turn its attention to floor activity.  270 House proposals have cleared Senate committees and are eligible to be heard by the full Senate. I’m very pleased that one of my proposals was among the first to be signed this year by […]

Senate Update from Sen. Rob Standridge week of 2/24/2014

The Senate this week advanced several measures aimed at combating Oklahoma’s epidemic of prescription drug abuse, including legislation I have authored to strengthen regulations on controlled substances in nursing homes. Senate Bill 1243 would require nursing homes and home care services to obtain a registration from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs […]