The White House is joining forces with the Oklahoma Farmers and Ranchers Cooperative on Monday to explain the impact of President Biden’s agenda on the state.
In addition to helping Ukraine fight off the Russian invasion, President Biden said in his State of the Union address that his main goals are fighting inflation and reducing the cost of life, as well as a new phase of the pandemic.
On Monday, we’ll find out exactly what that means for families in Oklahoma.
Community partners in the White House and Oklahoma are asking Oklahomans to attend Monday’s virtual event they are calling Building A Better America.
Attendees will have the opportunity to share with the White House the issues most important to communities across our state.
Farmers and ranchers are a big part of it.
The Oklahoma delegation says record gas prices are causing Republicans in Congress to criticize the Biden administration’s energy policies, including the administration’s decision to cancel construction of the Keystone XL pipeline and suspend power. approval of new drilling licenses on federal lands.
Sen. James Lankford, (R) Oklahoma said:
“The price of gasoline in the last 13 months alone has gone up more than a dollar a gallon, it’s not because of Russia and Ukraine,” Lankford said.
The virtual event begins at 2 p.m. Monday afternoon.
You can register for the event here.