Posts Tagged:legislature

Committee Deadline Brings Multiple Victories

The end of this week’s business at the state legislature wraps up the latest deadline for committee hearings on bills from the opposite chamber. All bills approved in committee will be advanced for a potential hearing on the respective chamber floors. Among the bills advanced are a handful of measures supported by the Catholic Conference. Senate…Read More

Geographic divide shapes caucus priorities at Capitol

Lawmakers gathered Tuesday at the state Capitol for an organizational day ahead of a new session, which will feature a Legislature increasingly divided along geographic lines that are reshaping the focus for Republicans and Democrats. “After the recent elections we are a larger caucus and we are a more rural caucus,” said House Speaker Charles…Read More

Governor Fallin Announces Second Special Session

Governor Mary Fallin is calling a second special session December 18. She made the announcement Thursday evening, just one day after she told us she would wait until after December 20 to make her decision. Lawmakers say the decision will likely interfere with their holiday plans. They’re wondering, why not wait till after the new…Read More