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Lawmakers Thank AG for Appeal on Abortion Ruling

April 9, 2020

“The state is not required to prioritize ending human life in utero over saving human lives, and certainly, nothing in the Constitution says so.”

Senate Review by Senator James Leewright

April 9, 2020

Read about what triggered the special session this week and what the state did to take precautions to keep everyone healthy.

Oklahoma Senate approves measures stabilizing state budget, affirming governor’s health emergency declaration

April 8, 2020

The Oklahoma Senate met in special session and regular session on Monday. Read more about what they did to prevent automatic budget cuts.

House Democrats blame Republicans for Hillcrest Medical Center furloughs

April 8, 2020

“States that have expanded Medicaid are in a much better position to combat COVID-19 and are showing better results. Oklahoma is not one of those states.”

Letter to the Editor: Staying Apart, Yet Keeping Us Together

April 7, 2020

When the world begins to fall apart, what nation and its people are they looking to for help? That’s right, us. Because in each American lays an indomitable will. The core of which is perseverance.

New Data Shows Tenfold Increase of COVID-19 Tests Administered in Oklahoma Dating Back to February

April 6, 2020

The new data shows 13,148 tests have been administered in Oklahoma so far, with over 11,000 of them testing negative.

See a Doctor from Home, Drive-thru Swabbing at Axis HealthCare

April 2, 2020

This service is great for patients who have a fever, upper respiratory issues or just need medications refilled and don’t want to go into the Doctor’s office.

Oklahoma students are now able to get two free meals a day, through the end of June

March 30, 2020

This is welcome news as districts clamor for ways to get meals to students in the midst of distance learning necessary in the wake of the global pandemic.

Students not likely to return to school this year, online learning solutions to fill the gap

March 23, 2020

“Our districts have begun planning their alternative delivery methods to support student learning as they prepare to reconnect students with their teachers in adaptive ways.”

Capitol Connection: The latest update on COVID-19 from State Representative Mark Lawson

March 23, 2020

The latest updates from State Representative Mark Lawson regarding testing, supplies, sheltering and closures and task forces.