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Written by  Thursday, 11 January 2018 22:36
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Senate Democratic Leader John Sparks on Thursday said committee assignments for members of his caucus had been finalized. Each member will serve on multiple committees as well as serving on the Senate Appropriations Committee during the 2018 legislative session.

 

“Our members come from a variety of backgrounds—education, business, agriculture, first responders, military, mental health and the law—and that real world experience serves the citizens of this state well as our members work to find solutions to the problems facing Oklahoma. This caucus is an important and necessary check and balance within the legislative process,” said Sparks, D-Norman. “All the more, the addition of Senator Michael Brooks and Senator-elect Allison Ikley-Freeman, will bring fresh ideas to this year’s legislative cycle as well as enhance the talent and expertise of our caucus and entire Senate Chamber.”

 

The committee assignments for the Senate Democratic Caucus are:

 

Appropriations Committee
• All Senators

Agriculture and Wildlife Committee
• Sen. Randy Bass, D-Lawton
• Sen. J.J. Dossett, D-Sperry

Business, Commerce and Tourism Committee
• Sen. Anastasia Pittman, D-Oklahoma City
• Sen. Michael Brooks, D-Oklahoma City

Education Committee
• Sen. J.J. Dossett, D-Sperry
• Sen. Allison Ikley-Freeman, D-Tulsa

Energy Committee
• Sen. Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City
• Sen. Kevin Matthews, D-Tulsa

General Government Committee
• Pittman
• Floyd

Health and Human Services Committee
• Floyd
• Ikley-Freeman

Judiciary Committee
• Floyd
• Brooks

Public Safety Committee
• Matthews
• Brooks

Retirement and Insurance Committee
• Sen. John Sparks, D-Norman
• Matthews

Rules Committee
• Floyd
• Brooks

Transportation Committee
• Bass
• Matthews

Veterans and Military Affairs Committee
• Bass
• Dossett

Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
• Dossett

Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance
• Sparks
• Dossett

Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government and Transportation
• Matthews

Appropriations Subcommittee on Health
• Ikley-Freeman

Appropriations Subcommittee on Human Services
• Pittman

Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural Resources and Regulatory Services
• Bass

Appropriations Subcommittee on Public Safety and Judiciary
• Brooks

Appropriations Subcommittee on Select Agencies
• Pittman

 

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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