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Washington Week: Senate advances defense plan; Harjo named poet laureate

A mostly natural metal Boeing B-1B Lancer is shown moments after the main landing gear tires have touched the runway at the end of a post-maintenance check-flight with the 10th Flight Test Squadron, Air Force Reserve Command, June 20, 2017, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The large building behind the B-1B is building 3001, a former Douglas Aircraft manufacturing plant during World War II, now used by the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex and its parent organization the Air Force Sustainment Center. The B-1B is being flown by a highly-experienced crew from the 10th FLTS to ensure the aircraft and systems are fully functional following depot level maintenance conducted at the OC-ALC. Once the aircraft passes all checks it will be painted and then re-delivered for front-line service. (U.S. Air Force photo/Greg L. Davis)

Jim Myers

August 21, 2019

Washington – The U.S. Senate voted to proceed to a major defense measure sponsored by Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe amid escalating tensions with Iran, the House approved its first minibus spending bill without a crucial budget agreement and Tulsa native Joy Harjo made history by becoming the first Nati...

Disaster relief bill signed into law

Jim Myers

June 7, 2019

Washington – With the support of Oklahoma’s congressional delegation, a much-delayed $19.1-billion disaster relief bill finally won final congressional approval and was signed into law by President Trump. H.R. 2157 provides funding through agencies ranging from the U.S. Department of Agricul...

Week in Washington: Congress returns from recess, votes on climate bill, presidential veto

Abigail Bitterman

May 3, 2019

WASHINGTON — The Oklahoma delegation returned to the nation’s capital this week as Congress returned from a two-week recess. The House of Representative focused on the Climate Action Now Act, while the Senate failed to override a presidential veto. Climate Action Now Act The House voted...

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