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Acting Governor Lifts Burn Ban In Five Southeastern Counties

Senate President Pro Tem Mike Morgan, in his capacity as acting governor of Oklahoma, issued an executive proclamation today lifting the burn ban in five counties in Southeastern Oklahoma.

The order removes the burn ban in Choctaw, Latimer, LeFlore , McCurtain and Pushmataha Counties. Senator Morgan issued the order at the recommendation of Agriculture Secretary Terry Peach and the Forestry Division of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture.

Under the Oklahoma Constitution, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate serves as acting governor when both the governor and lieutenant governor are out of the state.

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President Pro Tem 's Office- (405) 521-5605