WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), member of the Senate General Aviation Caucus and certified flight instructor with more than 11,000 flight hours, today hailed the Senate’s unanimous passage of the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 (S. 571). His bill has 70 cosponsors, including U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.).
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, today announced provisions benefiting Oklahoma in the bicameral, bipartisan agreement for the surface transportation reauthorization conference report. The conference bill introduced today by Inhofe and U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) will receive a vote in the House in coming days followed by the Senate.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), today released the following statement calling for a pause in the United States’ acceptance of Syrian refugees until Congress can thoroughly review the Obama administration’s vetting process:
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), a U.S. Army veteran and senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), today welcomed 25 Oklahoma veterans to Washington, D.C. as part of the Oklahoma Honor Flight program. Of the veterans in attendance, 23 served during World War II and two served in the Korean War.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today voted for the cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilCon-VA) Appropriations Bill (H.R. 2029). By a vote of 50-44, Senate Democrats blocked the Senate from proceeding to the bill to fund veterans’ services, military housing and family support, and hospital and military construction.