Gaylord News

Disaster aid bill stumbles in the House

Jim Myers

May 24, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a long-awaited disaster supplemental bill that would provide aid to storm-ravaged Oklahoma and other states hit by hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes and volcanoes. Passed by a vote of 85 to 8, the $19.1 billion bill, H.R. 2157, went back to the U.S...

Oklahoma delegation split on support for spending bill

Abigail Bitterman

February 14, 2019

WASHINGTON — Oklahoma’s delegation was split on Thursday’s votes for a $333 billion spending package that includes funding for a physical barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border and would avoid another government shutdown. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), who was one of 16 senators to vote no...

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