The House spent hours on the floor every day this week to consider hundreds of bills that survived the committee process.
My legislation to offer a cost-of-living adjustment, or a COLA, to retired Oklahoma public employees in six state pension plans passed the House Rules Committee recently with a vote of 8-0. It now is eligible to be considered by the entire House.
Coronavirus has been dominating the news cycle for weeks and it has many Americans worried. Despite all the coverage, you should not panic over coronavirus.
I have always loved all kinds of animals, from domestic animals to wild animals. I have been not only intrigued by their nature and beauty but also by their love and intelligence.
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