Lankford to chair Homeland Security subcommittee

Ponca City Now - January 23, 2015 7:37 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Freshman U.S. Sen. James Lankford has been named chairman of a subcommittee of the Senate’s Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

Committee Chairman Ron Johnson named Lankford the chairman of the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management. The subcommittee oversees the management, efficiency and effectiveness of various federal agencies, including the effectiveness of national security methods.

The subcommittee also examines the federal rulemaking process, the federal workforce and some operations of the District of Columbia.

Lankford, a Republican, was elected in November to the seat vacated by the retirement of Republican Sen. Tom Coburn.

 

Latest Stories

Late Night Work Tonight at New Police Department Construction Area

The Ponca City Police Department and the City of Ponca City are asking the public to...

Po-Hi Student Schedule, I.D. and Assigned Parking Sticker Pick-Up is Set for Next Week

Students 10th through 12th grades can pick up their schedules and Student ID’s from the Ponca...

OSU Overwhelmed With ‘Record’ Number of Students Seeking On-Campus Housing This Year

STILLWATER, Okla. (KOKH) — Oklahoma State University is just weeks away from starting its fall semester, but...