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Oklahoma State Senate
Senate Democratic Leader
Senator John Sparks
Democratic Leader
Senate District 16
Cleveland County

For Immediate Release: April 27, 2016

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Sen. John Sparks
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, contact:
Sen. Sparks: (405) 521-5553

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