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May 19, 2017 Weekly Wrap

House Swears in Taylor to fill District 28 Seat Zack Taylor (R-Seminole) was sworn into the Oklahoma House of Representatives Tuesday evening to represent House District 28. That seat was vacated when former state Rep. Tom Newell resigned Dec. 31, 2016. The House on...

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May 12, 2017 Weekly Wrap

Governor Signs Bill that Develops Individual Career Academic Plan The governor this week signed House Bill 2155 by State Rep. Jadine Nollan and Sen. Gary Stanislawski, R-Tulsa. The bill allows for a two-year pilot program of the Individual Career Academic Plan (ICAP)....

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May 5, 2017 Weekly Wrap

Gov. Fallin Declares State of Emergency Governor Mary Fallin today declared a state of emergency for all 77 Oklahoma counties due to severe storms, flooding, straight-line winds, tornadoes and snow impacting the state. The massive storm system has delivered widespread...

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April 28, 2017 Weekly Wrap

Cleveland proposes plan to pay for U.S.-Mexico wall State Rep. Bobby Cleveland announced today he plans to author an amendment diverting money from civil asset forfeiture seizures to help pay for construction of a border wall between the United States and Mexico....

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April 21, 2017 Weekly Wrap

Ardmore Man Donates $50,000 to Save State Science Fair When James Young from Ardmore read that the State Science Fair was being cut from the Oklahoma State Department of Education’s budget this year, he decided to do something about it. The constituent from state Rep....

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April 13, 2017 Weekly Wrap

Bill Allowing Sale of Insurance across State Lines Passes Committee The House Insurance Committee today passed a bill that will allow individuals to purchase health insurance across state lines. Senate Bill 478, by state Rep. Lewis Moore and Bill Brown of the Senate,...

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April 4, 2017 Weekly Wrap

Cleveland congratulates Westheimer Foundation grant recipient State Rep. Bobby Cleveland recognized grant recipient John Otto Tuesday on the floor of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. The Jerome Westheimer Family Foundation awarded Otto a grant to produce a...

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March 31, 2017 Weekly Wrap

House and Senate commemorate Tinker’s 75th Anniversary The House of Representatives hosted Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy, Air Force Sustainment Center Commander at Tinker Air Force Base and the senior ranking military member in the state, to mark the 75th anniversary of Tinker...

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March 24, 2017 Weekly Wrap

Major Criminal Justice Reforms Pass House State Rep. Terry O’Donnell authored three bills advancing criminal justice reform that passed the Oklahoma House of Representatives this week. House Bill 2281 creates graduated penalties for those accused of certain larceny or...

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March 18, 2017 Weekly Wrap

Bill increasing court safety passes House  Legislation allowing permitted county officials to carry firearms inside a courthouse passed Monday out of the Oklahoma House of Representatives with a vote of 85 to 11. House Bill 1104 would allow elected officials with a...

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March 10, 2017 Weekly Wrap

Blue Lives Matter Bill Passes House OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill that would increase the likelihood of the death penalty for people convicted of killing a law enforcement officer in the line of duty passed the House with a vote of 73-21 Wednesday. House Bill 1306, by State...

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March 3, 2017 Weekly Wrap

Rep. Sean Roberts Praises Passage of Second Amendment Protection Bill State Rep. Sean Roberts praised the passage of House Bill 1803, which prohibits the expenditure of public monies to oppose rights protected by the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution....

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Jon Echols

Jon Echols

Jon Echols is committed to our local community and his experience ensures that he is getting the job done for House District 90.