Poteau, OKLAHOMA - Great turn out for The Annual Legislators Breakfast on Friday at the Donald W Reynolds Center.
Over 100 people were in attendance to hear and ask questions to the state senators and state representatives who were in attendance.
State Representative Randy Randleman, District 15, which covers Haskell, LeFlore, McIntosh, Muskogee, Pittsburg and Sequoyah counties, Lundy Kiger, District 3, which cover LeFlore County, Jim Grego District 17, which cover, Latimer, LeFlore and Pittsburg counties, along with State Senators, Mark Allen, District 4, who represents LeFlore and Sequoyah counties, and Larry Boggs, District 7, which covers, Haskell, Hughes, Latimer, Okfuskee and Pittsburg counties, were in attendance.
According to Senator Allen, the state has $610 million more dollars to appropriate. He also spoke about the Eastern Oklahoma Tele-Med program and how effective it is, and plans are to put a Tele -med program in every school in the state.
There has been a enormous amount of Bill introduced and Allen stated that his bill that he has introduced will need to be re-worked.
Mega Chicken Farms that are being built in the Cameron area yielded most of the questions, lots of people were concern about the effects of the air and water quality.
One participant asked about Urban verses Rural areas.
All the legislators are ready to get started and all are honored to be serving the people of LeFlore County.
“I’m glad that Gov. Stitt is on board and very proud to serve you guys,” said Senator Larry Boggs.
Please keep are legislators as well as our state and the Nation in your prayer.
The annual Legislative breakfast was hosted by the Poteau Chamber of Commerce and LeFlore County Farm Bureau. Farm Bureau representatives presented each legislator with a gift bag.