Capitol Greetings August 9, 2022

Tuesday, 09 August 2022 10:17

Capitol Greetings August 9, 2022 Featured

Written by Rep. Jim Grego
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I'm reminding everyone to please do your research and please go vote this Aug 23. In Congressional District 2 we have a very spirited race going on between Josh Brecheen and Avery Frix. My belief is regardless of  who wins CD 2, we will have good representation in D.C. We also have a race to determine one of our next U.S. Senators. Both of these are very critical races for the future of Oklahoma.

There are also several additional important positions on which to vote in this runoff, including state superintendent, state treasurer and state labor commissioner. Also on the runoff ballot in our House District are proposals for Savannah Public Schools and the mayor's race for the City of Krebs.

You can early vote on Aug. 18, 19 and 20 at the county election board, or the polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on election day, Aug. 23.

Also, please keep in your thoughts and prayers State Rep. David Smith and his family. They suffered the loss of their home and possessions due to a fire. Fortunately, there were no injuries, but their home was a total loss. I will be praying for them as they start to rebuild. . Smith represents House District 18, which includes some of McAlester and areas to the west of our House district.

Not much going on at the Capitol right now. The governor held some ceremonial bill signings this week. The bills are already signed into law, but this gives lawmakers a chance to invite people who were instrumental in the drafting of the legislation to come and see the final product. Interim studies will start soon. I'll keep you advised of those that will be of interest.

As always, thank you for allowing me to serve you. It is a true pleasure. If there is ever anything I can do for you, I can be reached at (405) 557-7381 or by email at


Jim Grego serves District 17 in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. His district includes Latimer County and parts of LeFlore and Pittsburg counties. 


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