April 6, 2020

Oklahoma Legislature stabilizes budget, affirms governor’s emergency response power for COVID-19

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – The Legislature on Monday stabilized the current year budget to prevent cuts to agencies and affirmed Gov. Kevin Stitt’s expanded health emergency declaration, […]
April 6, 2020

Thirty-five tests administered at drive-through testing on Friday

BRYAN COUNTY – The first drive-through testing in Bryan County for COVID-19 took place on Friday morning. Lisa Curry with the Bryan County Health Department said […]
April 5, 2020

Lankford releases assistance to answers for Oklahomans’ questions on COVID-19 economic relief for workers and businesses

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – The office of Senator James Lankford (R-OK) has launched a webpage at www.lankford.senate.gov/issues that is compiled with information for Oklahoma workers, businesses, students, […]
April 2, 2020

Drive-through COVID-19 testing to take place on Friday

Release The Bryan County Health Department has partnered with the City of Durant, Durant / Bryan County Emergency Management, the Choctaw Nation and other community partners to provide drive-through COVID-19 testing. This testing event will be one day only on Friday, April 3, 2020.  The […]
April 1, 2020

DPS waiving certain driver’s license requirements for those under age 18

Release In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and Oklahoma public school students not returning to school this year, the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety is waiving […]
March 30, 2020

Lankford connects with more than 20,000 constituents regarding COVID-19

Release OKLAHOMA CITY –Senator James Lankford (R-OK) over the last two weeks has been committed to working with Oklahomans to help answer questions in regards to […]
March 28, 2020

Former Senator Tom Coburn dies after fight with cancer

Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn M.D. died Saturday morning at the age of 72 after a long fight with prostate cancer. Coburn served in the United […]
March 28, 2020

Oklahoma State Senate approves Unborn Person Wrongful Death Act

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate approved the Unborn Person Wrongful Death Act Thursday to address the pain and suffering of family members of babies whose […]
March 27, 2020

Bryan County elections originally set for April 7 moved to June 30

Bryan County Election Board An election emergency declaration issued by the State Election Board Secretary on March 18 will impact elections scheduled for April 7 in […]