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Lankford Wants to Keep Improving Access to Health Care for Rural Oklahomans

CLICK HERE to download Lankford’s Q&A from Box. CLICK HERE to watch Lankford’s Q&A on YouTube. CLICK HERE to watch Lankford’s Q&A on Rumble. WASHINGTON, DC – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today participated in a Senate Finance Committee Health Care Subcommittee hearing entitled, “Improving Health Care Access in Rural Communities: Obstacles and Opportunities.” Lankford’s questions focused on the meaningful …

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Lankford Confirms Increased Criminal Activity, Drugs in Oklahoma Are Directly Related to Biden’s Wide Open Southern Border

Senator James Lankford (R-OK), lead Republican on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Government Operations and Border Management, today held a hearing entitled, “Examining the Effects of Increased Migration on Communities Along the Southern Border.” Witnesses at today’s hearing included Chief of Police for McAlester, OK, Kevin Hearod; Mayor of Yuma, AZ, Douglas …

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Lankford Pushes to Protect Oklahoma Farmland from Foreign Nationals

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today introduced the bipartisan Security and Oversight of International Landholdings (SOIL) Act, along with Senators Jim Risch (R-ID), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Michael Bennet (D-CO), in order to provide oversight and transparency of purchases of US agricultural land that threaten national security. On the heels of a successful rejection of allowing more marijuana …

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Lankford, Colleagues Stand Up Against Medicare’s Planned Reimbursement Cuts for Rural Hospitals

– Senators James Lankford (R-OK), Mark R. Warner (D-VA), and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) led more than a dozen Senators to push for an extension of a policy that allows rural hospitals to continue delivering quality care to their communities. In a letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, the Senators …

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Lankford, Colleagues Request Extension for Lesser Prairie-Chicken Listing

Today, Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Roger Marshall, M.D. (R-KS), along with nine of their colleagues, sent a letter to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland requesting an extension to delay the final rule that will list the lesser prairie-chicken (LPC) under the Endangered Species Act. The Members suggested April 1 be the new deadline, which is before the primary nesting season of …

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