oklahoma state senate

photo explains that OPEA bases its candidate endorsements on their support of state employee and retiree issues no other issues are considered when the OPEA political action committee considers candidates for endorsement.

The Oklahoma Public Employees Association and The Oklahoma Public Employees Political Action Committee have endorsed the following Oklahoma Senate candidates for the 2020 general election. Senate District 3 Blake“Cowboy “ Stephens Senate District 9 Dewayne Pemberton Senate District 21 Tom Dugger Senate District 35 Jo Anna Dossett Senate District 37 Allison Ikley-Freeman Senate District 39…

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OPEA is proud to announce our legislative agenda for the upcoming Second Session of the 57th Oklahoma Legislature, which will begin in February 2020. Our agenda has been developed entirely with input from our members and is completely focused on improving state employment in every agency and department, as well as retirement. The agenda is…

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OPEA members and staff have been advocating on behalf of legislation important to state employees and retirees. Several bill that would benefit our members are still alive in the legislative process. In addition to these bills, OPEA is focusing on finding ways to improve state employee pay despite the current budget situation. Our advocacy for…

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  OPEA members took time from their jobs and families to come to the capitol to tell their stories about how low pay and lack of pension increases impact their lives and how funding problems hamper them in delivering services to Oklahomans. The time was well spent in educating lawmakers on state employee and retiree…

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Below is a description of the bills in OPEA’s 2017 Legislative Agenda.  It contains legislation that OPEA has requested and is working with the authors or are bills that OPEA supports in their current version. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with this list and share it with your coworkers. It is also important to…

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OPEA members must be active this session if we are to improve employee pay, get a retiree pension increase, improve the merit system, protect our benefits or pass other measures that help our members and the services they provide. We are here to work with our members in a grassroots efforts to show lawmakers how…

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