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Showing: August, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY - Sen. Paul Rosino, Senate chair of the Legislative Veterans Caucus, said an independent investigation into social media posts alleging abuse and neglect at the Lawton Veterans Center has been completed by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) Advocate General, and showed no substantiated findings.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – State Sen. James Leewright, R-Bristow, and State Rep. Logan Phillips, R-Mounds, were elected co-chairs during the first meeting of Oklahoma’s Rural Broadband Expansion Council, which was held virtually on Wednesday.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Appropriations Chair Roger Thompson and Transportation Committee Chair Rob Standridge made the following comments after Thursday’s announcement that Oklahoma had gone from 49th in the nation to a Top Ten state for the condition of its highway system bridges.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – State Sen. Carri Hicks has been given approval for two studies to be held during the 2020 interim.  One study will examine standards of care of diabetes and the needed insurance coverage to prevent negative health outcomes. A second study will look at the sale of padded crib bumpers and risks of suffocation and strangulation.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – After serving three years in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, Sen. Zack Taylor, R-Seminole, will continue his service to the citizens of Lincoln, Pottawatomie and Seminole Counties in the Oklahoma Senate. Taylor was joined by his family for an intimate ceremony at the Capitol on Tuesday.

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