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Rep. Hern joins House Whip Team

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Representative Kevin Hern announced Wednesday that he has joined House Minority Whip Steve Scalise’s Whip Team. “It’s an honor to join this group of my peers to advance President Trump’s pro-growth agenda that has transformed the American economy in the last two years,” said Rep. Hern. “Serving under the leadership of someone like Whip Scalise is a rare opportunity. I look forward to being on his ... Read more »

Rep. Hern praises passage of disaster aid package

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement after the House voted in favor of the Senate Amendment to HR 2157. “After a brutal two weeks of tornadoes and flooding, the people of Oklahoma are in desperate need of our help,” said Rep. Kevin Hern. “This disaster aid package will help those in our country and my district who have experienced the worst and need the relief that th... Read more »

Vice President Mike Pence to visit Tulsa tomorrow

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Following President Trump’s declared state of emergency for Tulsa, Wagoner, and Muskogee Counties, Vice President Mike Pence will be coming to Tulsa on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) and Vice President Mike Pence will be touring flood damage. “Although it’s under these sad circumstances, I look forward to welcoming the Vice President to Tulsa,” said Rep. Kevin Hern. “Afte... Read more »

Rep. Hern launches history project to archive stories of local veterans

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Congressman Kevin Hern will host his first Veterans History Day on June 14-15 in Tulsa. The Veterans History Project works to preserve the memories, stories, and history of northeast Oklahoma veterans for future generations through the Library of Congress. During Veterans History Day, staff will be available to record veteran interviews on film and send the footage to the Library of Congress to be... Read more »

Rep. Hern statement on publication of Special Counsel report

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement after the Justice Department published the full report from the Special Counsel investigation. “This morning, Attorney General Barr further confirmed the information we already know: There was no collusion between Russia and President Trump or his campaign,” said Rep. Hern. “Over the course of the last two years, we witnessed a ver... Read more »

Rep. Hern statement on conclusion of special counsel investigation

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement after the conclusion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into President Donald Trump. “As I expected, Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of conspiracy or collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. Tens of millions of taxpayer dollars and nearly two years of time were wasted in pursuit of this point... Read more »

Rep. Hern announces March Veteran of the Month

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This week, Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) awarded Tulsan Peter E. Luitwieler as the March Veteran of the Month. “Mr. Luitwieler is not only an American hero, but a shining example of selfless leadership and a pillar of Oklahoma’s veteran community,” said Rep. Hern. “His work in multiple local organizations is lifechanging for many of our veterans. I am proud to present this award to Mr. Luitwi... Read more »

Rep. Hern celebrates 111 days in office

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) is celebrating 111 days in office today. “It’s been an action-packed couple of months, but I wouldn’t want it any other way,” said Rep. Hern. “The people of the First District sent me to Congress to work hard and I won’t let them down. I’m proud of the work I’ve accomplished in these first 111 days. We’ve been busy, but the work we’ve accomplished speaks for itse... Read more »

Rep. Hern sends letter of support to Sec. Perdue regarding proposed SNAP rule

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Today, Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in support of the proposed rule to enforce work requirements for SNAP Benefits. There were 62 Members of Congress who signed the letter in support of the proposed rule as well. “This proposed rule is long overdue,” said Rep. Hern. “For decades, we have let unchecked spenders in Congress and the White House... Read more »

Rep. Hern response to State of the Union address

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement after the President delivered the State of the Union address in the United States Capitol Building. “As the President indicated, we have a lot to celebrate. 2018 was a banner year for the economy,” said Rep. Hern. “Unemployment in just about every category is at its lowest in decades. Jobs numbers continue to rise. This kind of str... Read more »