Washington, DC, September 18, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ceremonies at the White House, the Pentagon, and in Oklahoma over the past few days have recognized Army Specialist Four Donald P. Sloat from Coweta, Oklahoma. Spc. 4 Sloat was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for his heroic act that saved the lives of his companions during the Vietnam War.
Washington, DC, September 17, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The House of Representatives passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) today with an amendment to authorize the President’s plan to arm Syrian rebels to oppose ISIS. Congressman Jim Bridenstine voted NO on both.
Washington, DC, August 28, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Today, the US Department of Education (DOEd) announced it will deny the Oklahoma State Department of Education's request for flexibility, or a waiver from the requirements of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) for the 2014-2015 school year. This means Oklahoma schools will be subject to the provisions of No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
Washington, DC, August 1, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
This evening, the House passed two bills addressing the crisis on our southern border. Neither bill adds to the deficit or debt because funds are taken from other accounts. Congressman Bridenstine voted “yes” on both.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, the Senate and House Veterans Affairs (VA) Committee Chairmen, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Jeff Miller, announced a breakthrough on comprehensive VA reform legislation. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Rep. Jim Bridenstine (OK-1), and Rep.
Washington, DC, July 22, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
“Today a federal appeals court eviscerated Obamacare by ruling that billions of dollars of federal subsidies are illegal. The purpose of the Obamacare subsidies was to encourage states to set up healthcare insurance exchanges. When 34 states including Oklahoma refused to create exchanges, the Administration created federal exchanges to provide subsidies, contrary to the clear la
July 21, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Oklahoma Congressional Delegation today urged the Obama Administration to reconsider its use of Fort Sill Army Base in Lawton, Okla., as a long-term holding facility for Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC).
Washington, DC, July 17, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Congressman Jim Bridenstine:
Washington, DC, July 12, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Today Congressman Jim Bridenstine (OK-1) toured the HHS facility housing Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. U.S.
Washington, DC, July 10, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Congressman Jim Bridenstine (OK) will visit the HHS facility housing Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) at Ft. Sill, on Saturday, July 12. Representative Marsha Blackburn (TN) will accompany him.