House of Representatives

Representative Ford, Ross
District 76 -  Republican

Capitol Address
 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room  300
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
 (405) 557-7347

Legislative Assistant
 Sawyer Campbell 
 (405) 557-7347

Email Address
 ross.ford@okhouse.gov

Representative Ford's News Stories: 2021-22

Latest News
 
5/17/2022 4:06:00 PM
House Republicans Ask AG, Governor to Help Recover Baby Formula Sent to Southern Border
R-Broken Arrow, and 21 additional House Republican representatives today called on Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt and state Attorney General John O'Connor to work on securing the immediate release of baby formula being held at the nation's southern border and to stop further shipments.
5/17/2022 3:59:00 PM
Governor Signs Pension Improvement for Injured Law Enforcement
The governor has signed into law a bill that will restore injured law enforcement officers to half-pay status in the pension system and will increase future benefits for survivors.
5/11/2022 3:31:00 PM
Governor Signs Bill Expanding Protective Orders
The governor today signed into law the Stephen Bernius Memorial Act, which expands domestic abuse language in state law determining who can obtain a protective order. ?
5/6/2022 9:18:00 AM
House Previews 'Seminole Oil Boom' Painting
The Oklahoma House of Representatives on Wednesday was presented by the Oklahoma Arts Council with a preview of "The Seminole Oil Boom," a new painting offered for consideration for the Oklahoma State Capitol Art Collection by former Rep. Weldon Watson and his wife Cheryle. Watson represented House District 79 in Tulsa as a Republican from 2006 to 2018 when he was term limited.
4/21/2022 1:45:00 PM
Ford Passes Unarmed Security Guard Licensing Legislation
The House this week unanimously passed a bill that would require the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET) to issue a license within 45 days to employed unarmed security guards. ?
4/1/2022 1:16:00 PM
Ford Passes 12 Bills to Senate
Rep. Ross Ford, R-Broken Arrow, passed a dozen bills out of the House this session that have now been assigned to various Senate committees. ?
3/10/2022 11:41:00 AM
House Unanimously Passes Bill to Broaden Protective Orders
The House on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill that modifies the definition of "family or household member" and defines "living in the same household" for the purpose of obtaining a protective order.
3/10/2022 10:40:00 AM
Ford's Highway Patrol Pay Increase Passes House
Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers are a step closer to receiving a 35% pay raise after the House on Wednesday unanimously passed House Bill 4386 by Rep. Ross Ford, R-Broken Arrow.
3/8/2022 9:16:00 AM
House Passes Bill to Allow Surviving Spouses of Public Safety Officers to Keep Benefits Despite Mari
The House on Monday unanimously passed a bill that would allow surviving spouses of public safety officers to keep workers' compensation benefits even if they remarry. ?
9/2/2021 3:09:00 PM
Speaker and Rep. Ross Ford Comment on Passing of Longtime Legislator Charles Ford
Longtime legislator Charles Ford, who served 38 years in the House and Senate. died Wednesday. He was 90.
8/19/2021 10:04:00 AM
Ford Lays Wreath on Tomb of Unknown Soldier
Rep. Ross Ford, R-Broken Arrow, on Wednesday placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. ?
7/26/2021 9:42:00 AM
Ford Appointed to Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision
7/19/2021 11:20:00 AM
Ford Disapproves Sentence for Former Stillwater Teacher
5/11/2021 10:27:00 AM
House Recognizes National Police Week, Peace Officers Memorial Day
The House today adopted a resolution recognizing the week of May 9-15 as National Police Week and May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day.
5/5/2021 3:56:00 PM
Governor Signs Bill to Ease Collective Bargaining for Firefighters, Police
The governor today signed a bill into law that will streamline the collective bargaining process for firefighters and police officers.
4/30/2021 11:38:00 AM
Ford Wrecker Bill Signed into Law
A bill updating wrecker services regulations in a way that could help solve missing persons or cold cases was signed into law by the governor this week.
4/21/2021 4:05:00 PM
Victim Impact Panel Participation Bill Sent to Governor
Rep. Ross Ford, R-Broken Arrow, today passed a bill in the House that would require a person convicted of supplying or selling alcohol to minors to attend a victim’s impact panel. The bill now moves to the governor for consideration of being signed into law.
4/19/2021 8:51:00 AM
Bill to Exempt Law Officers from Jury Duty Sent to Governor
A bill that will exempt certain law enforcement officers from jury duty passed the state Senate on Thursday and moves to the governor for his consideration of signing it into law.
4/15/2021 9:49:00 AM
Sgt. Craig Johnson Act Passes House
Rep. Ross Ford, R-Broken Arrow, today in the House passed the Sergeant Craig Johnson Act, which amends the accessory to murder statute.
3/10/2021 9:33:00 AM
Ford Passes Trio of Bills in the House
Rep. Ross Ford, R-Broken Arrow, on Tuesday passed three bills on the House floor that will update state statutes related to wrecker services, police and firefighter bargaining agreements, and jury duty for law enforcement.
12/10/2020 3:46:00 PM
Ford Appointed to Criminal Justice Council
State Rep. Ross Ford, R-Broken Arrow, has been appointed by House Speaker Charles McCall, R-Atoka, to serve as a member of the Criminal Justice Reclassification Coordination Council beginning immediately.
7/3/2020 9:02:00 AM
Legislation to Be Named After Fallen Tulsa Police Officer
6/29/2020 3:50:00 PM
Ford issues statement on Tulsa Police Officers’ Shooting
State Rep. Ross Ford, R-Broken Arrow, today issued the following statement on the shooting of two Tulsa police officers during a traffic stop Monday morning.
5/12/2020 3:42:00 PM
Corrections Pay Raises Sent to Governor
A bill that will increase pay by $2 an hour for Department of Corrections’ (DOC) employees passed the House on Tuesday with a vote of 99-0.
5/12/2020 1:19:00 PM
Porch Piracy Bill Sent to Governor
A bill that strengthens penalties for porch package theft was sent to the governor Monday with the anticipation it will be signed into law.
4/14/2020 9:15:00 AM
Ford, May Ask for Job Injury Pay for Public Safety First Responders
State Reps. Ross Ford and Stan May, both R-Broken Arrow, are asking state, county and municipal governments to cover public safety officers that contract COVID-19 in the same manner as a line-of-duty injury.
3/10/2020 4:11:00 PM
Ford’s “All Kids Buckled Up” Legislation Passes House
A bill that would strengthen seat belt laws for youth ages 8 to 17 today passed the House with a vote of 78-18.
2/11/2020 10:29:00 AM
House Passes Bill to Add Domestic Violence Strangulation to List of Violent Crimes
The House of Representatives today passed a measure that would add strangulation during a domestic violence incident to the list of violent crimes and would increase the punishment for the offense.
2/4/2020 3:15:00 PM
Bill to Add Strangulation to List of Violent Crimes Passes Committee
A bill that would classify strangulation during a domestic violence incident as a violent crime and increases the punishment for the offense passed the House Judiciary Committee today with a vote of 16-0.
1/8/2020 3:52:00 PM
Ford Files “All Kids Buckled Up” Legislation
State Rep. Ross Ford (R-Broken Arrow) today held press conferences in Oklahoma City and Broken Arrow to announce his filing of legislation that would strengthen seat belt laws for young people.
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