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08.05.20

Lankford Statement on Lebanon Explosion

Lankford Statement on Lebanon Explosion WASHINGTON DC- Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today issued a statement on the explosion in Beirut, Lebanon: "My family grieves with the thousands of affected families in Lebanon. Prior to yesterday's tragedy, Lebanon was at a critical point due to the economic and security challenges facing the Lebanese people, worsened by regional terrorism, the Syrian civil war, financial mismanagement and a global pandemic. In the aftermath of yesterday's explosio… Continue Reading


08.05.20

Lankford Highlights His Priorities, Frustrations in COVD-19 Relief Proposals

CLICK HERE to watch Lankford's floor speech. CLICK HERE to download Lankford's speech from Box. WASHINGTON, DC - Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today shared his priorities for the ongoing coronavirus relief legislation conversations and shared some of his frustrations with the proposals so far. Lankford highlighted proposals to update the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), individual assistance payments, and other positive areas of the CARES Act. However,… Continue Reading


08.05.20

Lankford, Inhofe Join Bill to Provide Certainty For Permit Program for Oklahoma Infrastructure

Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Jim Inhofe (R-OK) joined Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) to introduce a bill to allow critical infrastructure project proponents to continue relying on the nationwide permit (NWP) program in light of recent court decisions. Along with Inhofe and Lankford, cosponsors on the bill include Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX), John Barrasso (R-WY), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), John Hoeven (R-ND), Steve Daines (R-MT), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Lisa Murkowski (R-A… Continue Reading