Rep. Mize: Legislative session ends, interim studies begin soon

Rep. Mize: Legislative session ends, interim studies begin soon

The Legislature finished business last Thursday, but we officially adjourned “sine die” on Friday, May 31 at 5 p.m. We’ve had a very successful session and passed bills covering everything from education to government transparency to nursing home funding.  Last week, the Governor officially signed the historic $8.1 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2020. After […]

Rep. Mize: Legislature proposes budget, begins hearing measures

Rep. Mize: Legislature proposes budget, begins hearing measures

With the end of session drawing closer, I joined my colleagues in the Legislature and the Governor to announce our budget agreement on Wednesday. This year’s historic budget is fiscally responsible and well-thought out. We’re accomplishing a lot this year without introducing any new taxes! Education remains a top priority for us. The budget includes […]

The RoundUp: Local Legislators discuss the first six weeks at the State Capitol

The RoundUp: Local Legislators discuss the first six weeks at the State Capitol

Chris Evans visits with Rep. Garry Mize, Rep. John Pfeiffer and Senator Chuck Hall on the first six weeks of the legislative session on The Roundup. Each legislator discusses the big issues taking place inside the State Capitol. The Roundup is a City of Guthrie production in partnership with Guthrie News Page. If you prefer […]

Mize passes bill supporting Oklahoma’s Film and Music Industry

Mize passes bill supporting Oklahoma’s Film and Music Industry

OKLAHOMA CITY— Rep. Garry Mize, R-Guthrie, announced Thursday the passage of House Bill 2511 from the Oklahoma House of Representatives. HB2511 allows the State Purchasing Director to authorize purchases for the Oklahoma Film & Music Office to utilize a state purchase card for programs, functions or services essential to the agency’s mission. “House Bill 2511 […]

Rep. Mize: First two weeks in the House

Rep. Mize: First two weeks in the House

Two weeks ago, newly sworn-in Gov. Kevin Stitt kicked off the fresh legislative session with his first State of the State Address before a joint Legislature. In his address, the Governor outlined a conservative, pro-economic growth plan for Oklahoma that demands government accountability and efficiency while also addressing the needs of our core agencies. He […]