Category Archives: In the Press

01 Mar
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RELEASE: House Caucus – Welfare Applicant Eligibility Authentication

House Bill Would Require State Agencies to Verify Eligibility And Authenticate Identity of Every Welfare Applicant OKLAHOMA CITY (1 March 2017) – Legislation that would require state agencies to verify the eligibility of all applicants for welfare benefits, and require ...

28 Feb
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RELEASE: House Passes Legislation that Promotes Elective Courses in Construction Education

OKLAHOMA CITY (28 February 2017) – High-school “shop” and industrial arts classes have been “phased out” of most public schools in Oklahoma over the years, but elective courses in the construction trades would be encouraged under legislation that the House ...

27 Feb
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RELEASE: DNC Chair Tom Perez Statement on Trump’s Budget

“Donald Trump’s budget will no doubt be terrific for people who can afford to spend their weekends golfing at luxury resorts like Mar-a-Lago, and it would be a disaster for hardworking Americans struggling to get ahead.

27 Feb
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RELEASE: House Dem Caucus – House Committee Endorses Bills to Update HIV/AIDS Education

Public schools would be required to provide their students with up-to-date information about HIV and AIDS, and to adopt a specific grading policy that eliminates artificial “floors,” under measures endorsed Monday by the House Committee on Common Education.

24 Feb
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RELEASE: House Dems Caucus – Tahlequah, OKC Legislators Oppose Measure which Poses a Threat To Autism Law that’s Been on Books for Barely Four Months

OKLAHOMA CITY (24 February 2017) – It took at least four attempts in eight years before the state Legislature required insurance carriers – in a law that went into effect Nov. 1, 2016 – to provide coverage for autistic disorders. ...

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