Trump nation: Three-fourths of Oklahoma Republicans need former President Donald Trump to stay distinguished within the occasion, and 80% stated they’d not less than think about voting for him in 2024, in keeping with polling by the Oklahoma Metropolis agency CHS.
CHS, which does marketing campaign work for Republican candidates, stated Trump was regarded favorably by 55% of all respondents.
Trump’s successor, Democrat Joe Biden, was rated favorably by solely 35% of respondents.
Lab enhance: Third District Congressman Frank Lucas put in a plug for Gov. Kevin Stitt’s choice to place the state’s new Oklahoma Pandemic Middle for Innovation and Excellence in Stillwater as an alternative of the well being sciences complicated in Oklahoma Metropolis.
“The Oklahoma Pandemic Middle for Innovation and Excellence will place Oklahoma to be a nationwide chief on the intersection of agriculture, animal and human drugs, meals security, public well being testing and preparedness,” Lucas stated in a written assertion.
Stillwater is in Lucas’ district.
Not so quick: Ten Republican state senators requested Gov. Kevin Stitt to “rethink” his push to denationalise administration of Oklahoma’s Medicaid program.
“My district is on the border between Oklahoma and Texas, so I’ve constituents with expertise working with managed care in Texas, and not one of the individuals I’ve spoken to who’ve needed to cope with managed care techniques consider it’s good for sufferers or the healthcare system,” state Sen. George Burns, R-Pollard, stated in a letter to Stitt.