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10.18.19

Senators Send Letter to Urge Expanded Access for Families with Alzheimer's

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Senators James Lankford (R-OK), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Susan Collins (R-ME), Ed Markey (D-MA), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) led a bipartisan group of Senators in urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to conduct an outreach campaign to educate clinicians, Medicare beneficiaries with cognitive impairment, and their families on the assessment and care planning services currently available to them. "As you know, more than five mi… Continue Reading


10.17.19

Senator Lankford Opposes Returning to Obama-Era Rule

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today voted to oppose a Senate Democrat-backed resolution that would undo the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) repeal of the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan (CPP) and also repeal the adoption of the Trump Administration's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, issued in June 2019. Lankford's vote to oppose the Resolution of Disapproval effectively blocks the Democrats from overriding President Trump's revocation of the CPP, an executive action by Presi… Continue Reading


10.17.19

Senator Lankford Applauds Committee Passage of Bill to Ensure Justice to US Victims of Terrorism

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today applauded the bipartisan passage of his bill in the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Promoting Security and Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act seeks to provide justice for US victims of international terrorism while promoting the important security cooperation among US, Israeli, and Palestinian security forces. "I'm grateful the Senate Judiciary Committee considered and passed the Promoting Security and Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act as this is vital f… Continue Reading