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Oil & Gas Workers endorse Jackson Lahmeyer

Jackson Lahmeyer

The Oil & Gas Workers Association today announced their endorsement of Jackson Lahmeyer for U.S. Senate in his race against incumbent Senator James Lankford.

Not to be confused with the other senate race to fill the unexpired term of Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma which features fourteen candidates; Tulsa Pastor Laymeyer continues steady growth in support today with one of the most influential industrial groups in Oklahoma.

“America’s Oil & Gas Workers need fighters who will not back down to the Biden administration, the radical left, extreme environmentalists, and hostile foreign nations,” the endorsement declares.

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Candidates battle reveals donations

Gentner Drummond vs. John O’Connor

The Muskogee Politico blog has posted a detailed review of donations by Oklahoma Attorney Candidates Gentner Drummond and John O’Connor. Jamison Faught writes, “In the race for Attorney General, the most well-funded Republican candidate, who has the most name recognition, the most TV ads, the most outside “dark money” groups helping him, and who leads in the polls, happens to be a longtime donor to Democratic candidates.

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Okla the 10th best employment recovery

WalletHub today released updated rankings for the States Whose Unemployment Rates Are Bouncing Back Most, to illustrate which areas of the country have had the best recovery so far. 

In order to identify the states bouncing back most, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on six key metrics that compare unemployment rate statistics from the latest month for which data is available (April 2022) to key dates in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

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Bill fighting human trafficking sent to Gov

A bill creating a data repository on human trafficking for use by law enforcement and victim support groups has been sent to the Governor after being approved by the Oklahoma House of Representatives Monday. 

Rep. Jeff Boatman, R-Tulsa, filed House Bill 4210 after working with the Advisory Task Force on Prevention of Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation. The task force examined human trafficking, prostitution and child exploitation in Oklahoma and made recommendations to the Legislature on methods to slow or stop the acts.

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