Parents spend the best years of their lives raising children. We watch our offspring blossom before us as we gently fade into the background of importance. We teach them to be self-controlled and kind to others.
Although the session was cut short by COVID-19, we did get nearly 200 bills signed into law. I’ll be discussing some of these measures in the coming weeks as well as providing updates as our state’s economy works to recover.
This year has been one for the books. Between falling energy prices and the COVID-19 outbreak, our state has been through the wringer, which is unfortunate because last year our economy was the strongest it’s ever been.
ELGIN - Slowly but surely America is recovering. Slowly but surely the curve is flattening. As many people know, Oklahomans are resilient - May 3, 1999, May 20 and 31, 2013. These three days have seen the worst tornadoes in history and all three have come in Oklahoma.
Oklahomans are no strangers to severe weather and the terrible destruction that can result from it. Our past experiences serve as a sobering reminder that we must be ready at a moment’s notice to face tornadoes and other unpredictable weather patterns.
Over the last several weeks, the spread of COVID-19 has caused unthinkable disruptions to life as usual, and it will continue to do so for some time, even as we “flatten the curve.” Following the unprecedented strain on our health care systems and the devastating economic hits to hardworking Amer