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Sen. George Burns’s Press Releases

Showing: January, 2021

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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The State Department of Health has officially released an online portal available to all Oklahomans to sign-up and schedule an appointment to receive an initial dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

State Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, said it’s a tool that will help streamline administration of the vaccine across the state.

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