State Representative Leslie Osborn is the new chair of the powerful House Appropriations and Budget Committee, an influential position that gives her bills extra weight. StateImpact talked to Osborn about legislation she’s pushing to increase mining fees, and to explore the sale of the Grand River Dam Authority.
House Appropriations and Budget Committee
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Chair: Rep. Earl Sears (R-Bartlesville) | Vice Chair: Rep. Scott Martin (R-Norman)
Education | Chair: Rep. Lee Denney (R-Cushing)
General Government & Transportation | Chair: Rep. Guy Liebmann (R-OKC)
Human Services | Chair: Rep. Ron Peters (R-Tulsa)
Natural Resources & Regulatory Services | Chair: Rep. Don Armes (R-Faxon)
Public Health & Social Services | Chair: Rep. Doug Cox (R-Grove)
Public Safety | Chair: Rep. Lisa J. Billy (R-Purcell)
Revenue & Taxation | Chair: Rep. David Dank (R-OKC)
Other Committee Members
Rep. Gus Blackwell (R-Goodwell)
Rep. Mike Brown (D-Tahlequah)
Rep. Dale DeWitt (R-Braman)
Rep. Joe Dorman (D-Rush Springs)
Rep. Chuck Hoskin (D-Vinita)
Rep. Jerry McPeak (D-Warner)
Rep. Daniel Sullivan (R-Tulsa)
Rep. Purcy D. Walker (D-Elk City)