Rep. Tom Cole

U.S. Lawmakers Move To Protect Native-Owned Land

Sep 12, 2018
A historic map of Oklahoma and Indian Territories. Tribal land within the purple line belong to the Five Tribes.
Gaylord News

Legislation that would eliminate blood requirements for Native landholders seeking to hold onto ancestral land passed the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday.

No Oklahoma Congress Members Injured In Virginia Train Crash

Jan 31, 2018
Rep. Greg Walden via AP

Four members of Oklahoma’s congressional delegation were on an Amtrak train that crashed into a garbage truck in Crozet, Va. on Wednesday morning.  None were injured.