Veterans

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

ICYMI: Highlights from Hern's District Work Period

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Rob Miller - August 2020 Veteran of the Month

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 ... Read more »

President’s Budget Builds Strong Future for Veterans Care In Eastern Oklahoma

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WASHINGTON – This afternoon, President Trump released his 2021 Presidential Budget Request, which identifies his goals and funding priorities for next year. The request includes funding to build a new hospital in Tulsa and is complemented with plans for a major investment in the Muskogee health facility to support a transformative specialty care facility. These new investments – along with ongoing... Read more »

Tulsa World editorial: Kevin Hern's refusal to keep his congressional pay during shutdown is selfless, patriotic; the rest of Congress should do the same

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We congratulate U.S. Rep. Kevin Hern for his choice not to keep his congressional pay during a partial federal government shutdown. Every other member of Congress should do the same. Congress and President Trump are at an impasse over $5 billion in funding for Trump’s proposed wall along the southern border. It has left the nation without a completed budget. Nonessential portions of the government... Read more »

U.S. Rep. Kevin Hern donating congressional salary during shutdown

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New 1st District Congressman Kevin Hern said Thursday he’ll continue donating his pay to veterans groups as long as the current partial federal government shutdown remains unresolved. “This is crazy,” Hern said by telephone. “Nobody runs a business this way.” Thursday was the first day of the new 116th Congress, but because he filled a vacancy, Hern took office shortly after the Nov. 6 general ele... Read more »