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Sen. George Burns’s Press Releases

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The Haworth High School Academic Tournament Champion team was hosted by Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, at the state Capitol before competing at the state contest in El Reno last week.

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The full Senate gave approval to Senate Bill 312 on Monday, which would create harsher penalties for those who steal the identity of a person under the age of 18. The measure is authored by Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard.

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The Senate has approved a measure that would grant a sales tax exemption for the purchase of some forestry equipment.

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State Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, is encouraging all Oklahomans to pause their automatic gas and electric payments for the next few months and instead pay their bills manually as customers brace for higher-than-normal utility bills due to last week’s brutal winter storm.

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The State Senate Public Safety committee approved Senate Bill 312 on Monday, which would create harsher penalties for identity theft of a victim less than 18 years old.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – In an effort to crack down on child identity theft, State Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, has filed Senate Bill 312, which would create harsher penalties for a person that steals the identity of a victim less than 18 years old. 

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State Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, along with a group of nine Senators sent a letter to Gov. Kevin Stitt urging him to rethink his plan to enter into a Managed Care contract for Oklahoma’s Medicaid population.

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A stretch of road on U.S. Highway 259 near the state line in McCurtain County has been slated as a future construction project under the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s eight-year plan.

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A release from the Broken Bow Lake spillway is scheduled to take place from Jan. 12-20, according to state Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard. The release will allow for the continued reduction in the lake level.

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State Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, has filed a measure that would modify the Oklahoma Religious Freedom Act to ensure government entities cannot close churches, religious institutions or houses of worship.

The measure is a response to the closure of churches and houses of worship across the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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