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Final steps taken to replace Obama-era WOTUS rule

Babbling creek runs through property in Cushing Oklahoma.
April 22, 2020

The Trump Administration took a crucial step to complete a years-long process to replace the 2015 Obama-era Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule that Oklahoma farmers criticized as a disastrous land...

Online classes lead to claims of privacy invasions

Online classes lead to claims of privacy invasions
April 21, 2020

With Covid-19 abruptly forcing the remainder of the spring college semester to virtual learning through technologies such as Zoom or Skype, some faculty have struggled to make the transition smooth. College...

Inhofe accused of selling stocks before Covid-19 panic

Inhofe accused of selling stocks before Covid-19 panic
March 21, 2020

WASHINGTON -- Oklahoma’s senior senator denied any knowledge or involvement in investment decisions that saw him selling over $400,000 in stock shortly before fears about the coronavirus pandemic exploded.   “The...

Oh, frack!

Oh, frack!
February 27, 2020

Photo by KaraLee Langford Kendra Horn took steps Thursday to distance herself even further from the left-wing elements of her party by announcing her opposition to a fracking ban. She said she is...

U.S. House Committee Moves Bills on White Supremacy Symbols, Cybersecurity

February 14, 2020

A Confederate flag ripples in front of a sign during a rally on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Photo by Michael Duncan WASHINGTON -- The House Committee on Homeland Security sent a series of bills to...

Horn Concerned about Reality of Oklahoma’s new Medicaid 2.0

Horn Concerned about Reality of Oklahoma’s new Medicaid 2.0
February 14, 2020

Photo by Brooklyn Wayland WASHINGTON- Oklahoma is one of 14 states yet to adopt Medicaid expansion. Gov.  Kevin Stitt has proposed a Medicaid block grant for Oklahoma, but U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn...

”Editability they so desperately need”- Oklahoma senators split on budget bill

''Editability they so desperately need''- Oklahoma senators split on budget bill
August 2, 2019

WASHINGTON -- Oklahoma’s two U.S. senators – Republicans Jim Inhofe and James Lankford – split their votes on a two-year-budget bill that President Trump quickly signed into law, and Inhofe’s...

Oklahoma delegation to host town halls during congressional recess

April 16, 2019

WASHINGTON — Congress is not in session this week or next, so Oklahoma’s congressional delegation will return home to meet with people and organizations across the state.  Each member will...

Freshman Democrat Kendra Horn leads pack with $370,000 in contributions

Freshman Democrat Kendra Horn leads pack with $370,000 in contributions
April 16, 2019

WASHINGTON — Freshman Democrat Kendra Horn leads Oklahoma’s delegation in this quarter’s campaign contributions after kicking off an aggressive fundraising campaign aimed at defending her seat in...

3 OU seniors to anchor Gaylord News in fall 2019

April 15, 2019

NORMAN, Oklahoma – A Chickasaw Nation member, a Mexican-American and a Pakistani-Mexican American have been chosen to anchor the fall 2019 Washington D.C. coverage of Gaylord News, the news service...

Week in Washington: Lankford pushes for Senate efficiency, Republicans advocate anti-abortion bill

April 5, 2019

WASHINGTON — Oklahoma’s delegation tackled issues of abortion, violence against women and a complex yet important Senate rule change this week.  Here’s what congressional members have been...

Education needs still exist one year after teacher walkout

Education needs still exist one year after teacher walkout
April 1, 2019

Kim Caywood, a high school teacher from Coweta, Oklahoma, did not realize how privileged she was to have lights that worked in her classroom. Talking to other teachers at the Capitol during last April’s...

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