April 26, 2021 archive

Veto Issued on Rural Broadband Expansion Bill, Oklahoma HB 2090

Gov. Kevin Stitt doubled down on his aversion to the Rural Broadband Expansion Council on Friday by issuing a veto on Oklahoma House Bill 2090. The measure, authored by House Speaker Charles McCall and Sen. James Leewright, called for an increase in the council’s membership, modified qualifications and added six new definitions including the term …

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Congressional Members Tour GRDA Facilities

Oklahoma’s Grand River Dam Authority hosted a tour for congressional members on Friday, according to the News on 6 website. Lawmakers explored the Pryor power plant as they learned about Oklahoma’s robust energy strategy. The tour, organized by Oklahoma Representative Markwayne Mullin and U.S. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, consisted of 18 lawmakers and 70 …

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