President Pro Tempore
Senate District 21
Lincoln, Logan & Payne Counties
For Immediate Release: February 7, 2006
Senator Mike Morgan
Rabon Chosen as Vice Chairman Of Senate Appropriations
President Pro Tempore Mike Morgan announced the selection
Tuesday of Senator Jeff
Rabon to serve as the new vice chairman of the Senate
Rabon is chairman of the Senate Appropriations
Sub-Committee on Natural Resources and Regulatory Services.
“Writing the budget is the most important
the job the Legislature does each year. It’s a job
that involves never losing site of the big picture. I’m
counting on Senator Rabon to be a key member of the Appropriations
team in the Senate and I know he’ll do an outstanding
job,” Morgan said.
The vice chairman of Appropriations is called
up to take part in budget negotiations with the House
and Governor’s office and to run meetings of the
full Appropriations Committee in the absence of the chairman.
First elected in 1996, the Hugo Democrat
won election to a third term in the Senate in 2004.
Rabon serves an Assistant Majority Floor
Leader in the Senate. Before being named to chair the
Appropriations Sub-Committee on Natural Resources and
Regulatory Services in 2005, Rabon served as the Chairman
of the Finance Committee for two years.
more information contact:
Senate President Pro Tem's Office - (405) 521-5605