Sen. Marshall and Ambassador Doud: Russian chaos in Ukraine hurts world supplies of wheat, corn and more

“U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. and Ambassador Gregg Doud, Former USTR Chief Agricultural Negotiator, penned an op-ed for the Kansas City Star highlighting the agricultural inflationary implications of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which will have rippling effects including high prices at the grocery store for all Americans. You may click HERE or scroll below to read their op-ed in its entirety.”

Sens. Moran, Marshall Call for Vladimir Putin to Be Held Accountable for War Crimes

“The appalling attacks on civilians in Ukraine are the latest in a long line of Vladimir Putin’s unjustifiable orders,” said Sen. Moran. “From indiscriminate bombings in Chechnya and Syria to targeted assassinations in London and Berlin, Vladimir Putin and those who obey his commands are not just thugs, they are war criminals. The United States and international community should hold them accountable.”

Downtown OKC ‘Walk n’ Talk’ Planned for World TB Day March 24

“World TB Day is an opportunity to recognize achievements in TB prevention and control, and renew our commitment to eliminating this devastating disease in Oklahoma,” TB Program Manager Amy Hill said. “Too many Oklahomans still suffer from TB. Efforts to improve awareness, testing, and treatment – particularly among groups at high risk – are critical to eliminating the disease in Oklahoma and the U.S.”  

Supreme Court issues new administrative order, updated personnel policies related to COVID-19

“The administrative order, personnel policies, and health protocols acknowledge approved COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are widely available and case numbers appear to be in decline,” Luckert said. “They also acknowledge chief judges are in the best position to determine what mitigation protocols are needed in their courts based on fluctuations in COVID-19 cases locally.”

Governor Laura Kelly Announces $160 Million to Support Child Care Providers in Kansas

“As we grow the economy, these grants will provide the continued support our child care facilities need to stay open and ensure that Kansas families have access to safe, quality child care.” Governor Laura Kelly said. ”This support will help our child care facilities, it will help Kansas parents, and it will help our economy.”  

Union Math Instructor named 2022 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year

“State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister made the announcement, which comes with $10,000 in cash and prizes from community sponsors, including the use of a vehicle for a year to tour the state as Oklahoma’s next teacher ambassador.”