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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Veterans Day is an important moment for us to reflect on and cherish our family, friends, and neighbors who answered the call to serve our country. This year is unique in that it marks the 100th anniversary of the first unit of American combat troops to arrive in France during World War I.