Oklahoma House, Senate members announce new Latino caucus
May 5, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Four members of the Oklahoma Legislature — two state senators and two state representatives — announced Wednesday the creation of a new bipartisan Legislative Latino Caucus.
The founding members include Sens. Michael Brooks, D-Oklahoma City, and Jessica Garvin, R-Duncan, and Reps. Jose Cruz, D-Oklahoma City, and Ryan Martinez, R-Edmond.
Brooks says the caucus will help better address the unique needs of Oklahoma's Latino community, which is the state's fastest-growing population group.
"This caucus will ensure the Legislature stays informed of the Latino community...