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Bill makes testing relevant, scores comparable to students in other states

Oklahoma City (May 25, 2016) – The tests Oklahoma students take will give a more accurate picture of where our students are performing in relation to each other, and with those around the country under a bill now headed to the governor’s desk. House Bill 3218, which is the culmination...

Bill modernizes sales tax code, treats all retailers the same

Oklahoma City (May 12, 2016) – A bill that levels the playing field for local retailers is on its way to the governor for her signature. The House accepted the Senate amendments to House Bill 2531, closing a loophole in Oklahoma’s sales tax law so that Oklahoma retailers and those online are treated the same.

Ever since the Affordable Care Act passed, Oklahomans have made it clear: We want an Oklahoma-based solution, not a federal mandate, to solve the problem of uninsured residents.

Hospitals are businesses. While some people view health care delivery as a governmental service like education or public safety, health care is a business. It's the largest private industry in the state, employing approximately one out of 10 Oklahomans. This is especially true in rural Oklahoma where health care is often the largest employer.


Bill modernizes tax code, treats all retailers the same

Oklahoma City (April 21, 2016) – A bill that removes a disincentive to shop locally received Senate approval today, placing it one step away from heading to the governor for her signature. House Bill 2531 closes a loophole in Oklahoma’s sales tax law so that Oklahoma retailers and those...

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