Latest Jim Inhofe News

Broyles to run for US House after failed US Senate bid

Sep. 01, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Democrat who lost a U.S. Senate race in Oklahoma in 2020 said Wednesday that she will challenge the incumbent Republican for a U.S. House seat that was successfully targeted by the GOP in a hotly contested 2020 campaign. Abby Broyles said she she...

Inhofe: Oklahoma military bases poised to grow in 2022

Jul. 22, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — All five of Oklahoma's military installations will remain viable and are poised to grow under the latest annual federal defense appropriation bill, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe's office said Thursday. Inhofe, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services...

Oklahoma GOP nixes censure of state's Republican US senators

Jul. 18, 2021 14:33 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Republican Party members have rejected a resolution to censure the state's two GOP U.S. senators for not objecting to the Electoral College votes that certified Democrat Joe Biden as president on Jan. 6. In the vote Saturday, 122 members of...

Watchdog: 2 Trump EPA appointees defrauded agency of $130K

Jul. 09, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two high-ranking Trump political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency engaged in fraudulent payroll activities — including payments to employees after they were fired and to one of the officials when he was absent from work — that cost the agency more than...

Inhofe's office requests $4M to combat illicit pot growers

Jul. 07, 2021 15:08 PM EDT

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe’s office announced Wednesday that he requested $4 million in federal funds to help combat illegal Oklahoma marijuana growing operations. Inhofe’s chief of staff, Luke Holland, announced the request during an Oklahoma...

In break with Trump, House GOP forms group on climate change

Jun. 23, 2021 16:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Utah Rep. John Curtis says he's tired of hearing that Republicans — his party colleagues — don't care about climate change or slowing global warming. A former Provo mayor who has served in Congress since 2017, Curtis says Republicans can push for...