Legislation is on track to add two more things to the long list of official state, um, things.
A Senate committee last week approved Senate Bill 21, by Sen. Casey Murdock, R-Felt, which makes the ribeye the official state steak. Murdock said he originally introduced the bill “for fun,” but then decided the title could be used to help market Oklahoma beef.
Over in the House, committee approval was swift for House Bill 1292, by Rep. Nicole Miller, R-Edmond. The bill anoints the Rosette Nebula in the constellation Monocerus the official state astronomical object.
Here is that long list of most of our, um, things.