Thank you to each of you who wished me a “happy birthday” this past Friday. Hitting the age of 50 was pretty special as the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy worked with the OK, Let’s Count program through the Oklahoma Department of Commerce to assist the U.S. Census Bureau with an event.
Part of life is growing older, and I have the distinct pleasure of hitting the half-century mark this week. If you would have asked me in my younger days if I would have lived the life that I have, I doubt that I could have imagined where I would be.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) agency recently issued a memo waiving certain compliance requirements for energy firms in light of the COV-ID-19 outbreak. A group of House Democrats falsely claimed the EPA’s memo gives oil and gas companies an “open license to pollute.”
This past week, I had a very informative meeting with Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture Blayne Arthur and her team from the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (ODAFF). We discussed a wide range of issues faced by producers in Oklahoma.
Last week’s column was the story of 11-yearold Tiffany’s dreams coming true and coming to live in Okeene. But just as kittens turn to cats and tadpoles turn to frogs, 17-year-old Tiffany had dreams to see the world beyond Okeene.