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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...

March Fires in Oklahoma

Jack Moran

April 22, 2017

March in Oklahoma proved to be one of the worst months for wildfires that the state has seen. It began with the ignition of four large fires on March 6 that were labeled the “Northwest Oklahoma Complex.” The fires were responsible for destroying 779,292 acres of land along the northwest Oklah...

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