U.S. Senator for Oklahoma
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today voted for the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act (S.167), legislation he co-sponsored that would improve mental health and suicide prevention programs for military members and veterans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) today met with General Motors (GM) to discuss how Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards are impacting automakers. GM provided an update on the impact of Inhofe’s provision in the Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that streamlines regulations for the production of natural gas dual-fueled vehicles (NGV).
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement on the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission’s report released on Thursday:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member on the Senate Armed Services Committee today introduced the bi-partisan Religious Freedom Resolution (S.Res.69), which would seek protection of religious minority rights and freedoms around the world.
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), a leading Senate fiscal conservative and longtime supporter of a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution, today praised the Senate for passing a budget resolution for fiscal year 2016 under regular order. The resolution would balance the federal budget over the next decade without raising taxes, repeal and replace ObamaCare, provide flexibility for funding national defense and enhance the United States’ energy security.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, praised the passage of amendment 545, authored by Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), which makes clear Congress is ready to re-impose waved sanctions and impose new sanctions against the government of Iran if violations are found in the current Joint Action Plan or a comprehensive agreement. The vote was 100-0.
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) praised the passage of Amendment 649 which would prevent taxpayer funding towards the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) Secretariat, or any other international organization established to implement the treaty, before Senate ratification and implementing legislation from both the House and Senate. The amendment passed by a vote of 59 to 41.