Veterans

In second term, Hern positioned to wield influence on key issues

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Midway through his second term, 1st District Congressman Kevin Hern has positioned himself about where he wants. He has a seat on the House Ways and Means Committee and what seems to be growing influence on GOP tax and health care policy. Besides the plum committee assignment, Hern is chairman of the Budget and Spending Task Force of the Republican Study Committee, the policy arm of the House Rep...

Hern statement in response to the death of American marines in Kabul

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement after learning about the death of four U.S. Marines in an attack at the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. “President Biden now has the blood of American patriots on his hands,” said Rep. Hern. “This tragedy can only be a direct result of his lack of leadership. He has failed the American people as Commander-in-Chief and does not deser...

Hern’s District Work Highlights

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In wrapping up the last three weeks of district work, Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) engaged in dozens meetings across Oklahoma’s First Congressional District with civic organizations, small business owners, non-profit organizations, chambers of commerce, police officers, firefighters, medical institutions, veterans, agriculture leaders, local press and even the Tulsa Drillers. “The people at h...

Hern hosts virtual town hall with over 4,000 attendees

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Yesterday, Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) hosted a virtual town hall with constituents across the 1st District. The call included 4,043 participants both online and by phone. Rep. Hern discussed recent legislative initiatives, such as the Energy Poverty Prevention Act and Pro-Growth Budgeting Act he introduced in June, the Republican Study Committee Budget he wrote and introduced in May, and hi...

Hern’s Weekly Wrap Up in the District

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On Saturday, March 27, Congressman Kevin Hern (OK-1) engaged in a series of meetings in Oklahoma’s 1st Congressional District. Over the course of the last week, Rep. Hern met with civic organizations, small business owners, financial institutions, students, veterans, police officers, educators, local press and other community leaders to receive stakeholder input and assess the needs of the distric...

Oklahoma Delegation thanks OK National Guard for service at US Capitol

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) joined the entire Oklahoma Congressional Delegation on a letter to the Oklahoma National Guard this week, thanking them for their exemplary service at the U.S. Capitol Building last month. Sen. Jim Inhofe, Sen. James Lankford, Rep. Frank Lucas (OK-03), Rep. Tom Cole (OK-04), Rep. Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), and Rep. Stephanie Bice (OK-05) all joined the letter. Memb...

Hern votes in favor of COVID relief and federal funding package

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement after voting for the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. “It’s been a long weekend in DC,” said Rep. Hern. “I’ve spent the weekend working to ensure key priorities were included in this funding deal, like funding for the new Tulsa VA hospital, construction of the border wall, raises for the military, and funds for the long-awa...

Oklahoma delegation introduces legislation renaming Owasso Post Office after late Sgt. Marshal Roberts

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) introduced legislation on Friday to rename the U.S. Post Office located at 1233 North Cedar Street in Owasso, Okla., after fallen Air National Guardsman, Sergeant Marshal Roberts. Sgt. Roberts, from Owasso, gave his life in service to our country while deployed in Iraq in March 2020. The entire Oklahoma delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives joined Rep. H...

Hern joins Republican Conference to introduce "Commitment to America" platform

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This morning, Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) joined Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23), Republican Whip Steve Scalise (LA-01), and the rest of the House Republican Conference to formally announce the Commitment to America agenda, which will focus on restoring the American way of life, rebuilding the greatest economy in American history, and renewing the American Dream. “The atmosphere was...

ICYMI: Highlights from Hern's District Work Period

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Congressman Kevin Hern (OK-1) spent this week’s district work period meeting with veteran organizations, presenting the veteran of the month, visiting the Tulsa VA outpatient clinic under construction, met with industry leaders in aerospace, engaged in a virtual town hall with the Oklahoma Association of Realtors, and spoke to various local organizations about issues he’s working on in Washington ...