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Showing: July, 2003

Coworkers and wellwishers gathered to offer their congratulations to Cinda Hughes at the State Capitol on Thursday. The Senate receptionist was crowned Ms. Wheelchair America 200 last Saturday during a national pageant in Des Moines, Iowa.
Senate President Pro Tempore Cal Hobson presented Hughes with a citation honoring her latest achievement.
Cinda should be an inspiration to us all. She focuses on her abilities and finds ways of overcoming obstacles with a positive attitude. I am not at all surprised that she was chosen for this honor, said Senator Hobson.

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Oklahoma State Senate Communications Division
State Capitol
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 30 For Immediate Release: July 2, 2003 Clip
Senator Harry Coates
Senator Coates Comments on Wrangler Announcement
to Cut Nearly 00 Jobs After Wrangler Jeans announced it would be cutting nearly 00 jobs at its Seminole facility by late September, State Senator Harry Coates said the first priority must be to help take care of displaced workers and their families.

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Oklahoma State Senate Communications Division
State Capitol
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 30 For Immediate Release: July , 2003 Clip
Senator Keith Leftwich
Senator Leftwich says High Speed Rail One Option in
Meeting Future Transportation Needs Although 202 sounds like the distant future, Senate Transportation Committee Chairman
Keith Leftwich told those attending a meeting at the State Capitol that the state needs to start work now planning ways to meet transportation demands in the coming years.

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Oklahoma State Senate Communications Division
State Capitol
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 30 For Immediate Release: July , 2003 Clip
Senator David Myers
Senator Myers and Congressman Lucas Seek
Federal Assistance for Atmospheric Research Site State Senator David Myers, RPonca City, and U.S. Representative Frank Lucas, RCheyenne, are seeking federal support for improvements at a federal research facility in rural Grant County.

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Oklahoma State Senate Communications Division
State Capitol
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 30 For Immediate Release: July , 2003 Clip
Two Oklahoma Senators Named to
National Homeland Security Advisory Council Two prominent members of the Oklahoma State Senate have been tapped to serve on a committee giving input from the state and local level to the Homeland Security Advisory Council. Oklahoma is the only state to have two appointees to the panel.

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