Senate Democratic Leader
Senator John Sparks
Senate District 16
For Immediate Release: April 27, 2016
Sen. John Sparks
Senate Democratic Leader John Sparks comments on President
Pro Tempore Designate
Senate Democratic Leader John
Sparks issued the following statement regarding the election
of Senator Mike Schulz as President Pro Tempore Designate.
“I want to extend my congratulations to Senator Mike Schulz
for his election by his caucus as President Pro Tempore Designate
of the State Senate.
“It’s likely the tremendous budget difficulties facing
Oklahoma this session will continue to present challenges for the
next year or two. It is important for each of our caucuses to focus
on finding solutions that will move our state forward while providing
adequate resources for vital services like education, health, mental
health, public safety and transportation.
“It is a pleasure serving with Senator Schulz, and I know
he is dedicated to serving the people of his district and this state.
I look forward to working with him in the next Legislature. On behalf
of the members of my caucus, we offer our sincere congratulations.”—Senate
Democratic Leader John Sparks, D-Norman.
For more information,
Sen. Sparks: (405) 521-5553