Latest Oklahoma State Legislature News

Oklahoma Senate PAC agrees to pay fines to state, dissolve

Jul. 11, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An influential political action committee that has helped elect Republicans to the Oklahoma Senate has agreed to dissolve and pay a fine of more than $60,000 to the state after an investigation revealed multiple state campaign finance rule violations. The...

Frank Lucas wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oklahoma's 3rd Congressional District.

Jun. 28, 2022 22:07 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Frank Lucas wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oklahoma's 3rd Congressional District.

Stephanie Bice wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District.

Jun. 28, 2022 21:23 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephanie Bice wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District.

Tom Cole wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oklahoma's 4th Congressional District.

Jun. 28, 2022 20:57 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Cole wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oklahoma's 4th Congressional District.

Oklahoma House, Senate fail to reach deal on tax cuts

Jun. 16, 2022 13:04 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma House and Senate failed to reach a deal on cutting the sales tax on groceries and the individual income tax that Gov. Kevin Stitt was urging them to pass. The House adjourned a special session on Wednesday after passing an array of tax cut options,...

Lawmaker: Report shows Oklahoma death row inmate's innocence

Jun. 15, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican Oklahoma state representative who is a self-described death-penalty supporter on Wednesday said a report by a Houston law firm into the conviction of death row inmate Richard Glossip proves Glossip's innocence. “We've got an individual sitting on...

Oklahoma lawmakers consider tax cuts during special session

Jun. 13, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Legislature returned to the Capitol on Monday for a special session to consider tax cuts the governor wants and how to allocate federal COVID-19 relief funds that were part of the American Rescue Plan Act. Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt wants...

Oklahoma lawmakers to mull tax cuts during special session

Jun. 12, 2022 09:46 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Legislature will return to the Capitol for a special session to consider tax cuts the governor wants and how to allocate federal COVID-19 relief funds that were part of the American Rescue Plan Act. After the session opens Monday, Gov. Kevin Stitt...

Oklahoma Legislature overrides some vetoes, plans return

May. 27, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Legislature spent the final day of the regular session on Friday overriding several of Gov. Kevin Stitt's vetoes, but opted not to override his veto of several key budget provisions. Instead, lawmakers plan to return in a special session next month...

Oklahoma governor vetoes key parts of legislative budget

May. 26, 2022 19:29 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Thursday he vetoed several key pieces of a legislative budget deal, setting up a showdown with fellow Republicans in the Legislature who are expected to try and override him. Stitt told reporters at a press conference that he and...