Frankly Speaking

February 8, 2021 Frankly Speaking

“This is the time to heal in America. I will work to be a President who seeks not to divide but unify.”” – President Joseph Biden

An already broken promise from our newly elected President.

September 8, 2020 Frankly Speaking

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress’ number one priority has been, and continues to be, the safety and protection of the American people from this virus. That’s why on March 4, 2020, an initial $7.8 billion emergency funding bill was passed to aid the U.S.’ response to the pandemic. 

May 8, 2020 Frankly Speaking

Life in the age of COVID-19 is something we’ve all had to learn to navigate. While many of our schools and businesses remain closed, much of our commerce, education, and health care has largely gone virtual.

March 6, 2020 Frankly Speaking

While the coronavirus has sparked worry within our communities, as parents begin to think about the possibility of schools closing and producers begin to stress about the decrease of commodity prices, you shouldn’t panic just yet. 

February 5, 2020 Frankly Speaking

Oklahoma’s agriculture producers know that farming and ranching comes with a unique set of challenges and an exorbitant amount of risk.  Our farmers and ranchers rise day in and day out to feed our families, clothe our communities, and fuel our rural economies. 

October 11, 2019 Frankly Speaking

Amid the constant buzz of partisan politics in Washington, D.C. surrounding impeachment talk, the government’s role in an individual’s health care system, and the continued fight to address the immigration crisis at the Southern Border, there is one thing lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are praising- the signing of the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement.

May 10, 2019 Frankly Speaking

Shortly after the inauguration of the United States’ first president in New York City, the First United States Congress signed the Census Act of 1790.

March 29, 2019 Frankly Speaking

In 1798, Thomas Malthus theorized that the Earth’s population would far outpace its agricultural production, causing the human race to face an epidemic and undeniable catastrophe.  The “Malthusian Catastrophe”, is a theory that continues to be defied by mankind and our capacity for scientific and technological innovation.

March 1, 2019 Frankly Speaking

The beginning of March marks the end of Career and Technical Education Month across the United States. Such end marks another occasion to celebrate the endless opportunities that Oklahoma’s CareerTech System provides for hundreds of thousands of Oklahomans.