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Rep. Horn Supports Relief for Defrauded Students

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WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, Congresswoman Kendra Horn (OK-5) voted for legislation blocking U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos from weakening the Borrowers Defense rule, which provides relief for students defrauded by predatory colleges. Devos’ changes would prevent students from seeking relief for fraud if they cannot prove their school intentionally defrauded them, do not file their claim... Read more »

Rep. Horn Calls Phase One Trade Deal a “Step Forward”

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WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, the Administration announced a “Phase One” Trade Deal with China that addresses trade issues including intellectual property, forced technology transfers, agriculture, and currency manipulations. Congresswoman Kendra Horn (OK-5) released the following statement on the new trade agreement: “I am cautiously optimistic that today’s trade agreement represents a step forw... Read more »

Congresswoman Horn Appointed to National Defense Authorization (NDAA) Conference Committee

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An Oklahoma congresswoman has been appointed to the House-Senate conference committee on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). A U.S. House of Representatives news release issued Thursday states that Kendra Horn, a representative for Oklahoma’s 5th congressional district, was appointed as a conferee to the conference committee, making her one of three first-term House Democrats named to t... Read more »

OKC student's Angelou portrait decorates U.S. Capitol

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An Oklahoma City student’s painting of freedom and constraint now decorates the halls of the U.S. Capitol. Lily Rangel, 16, was named a first-place winner in the Congressional Art Competition with a portrait of poet Maya Angelou. A panel of local artists selected the canvas painting to join a high school art collection on a yearlong display in Washington, D.C. The image was the first watercolor ar... Read more »

Congresswoman Horn becomes first member of Congress to march in Oklahoma Pride

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The U.S. Congresswoman who co-sponsored the Equality Act is walking in the Oklahoma City Parade on June 22. Kendra Horn is the U.S. Congresswoman representing Oklahoma's 5th District. not only did she co-sponsor the Equality Act, she successfully worked to pass it through the U.S. House of Representatives. This weekend, she'll walk in the Oklahoma City Pride parade with the Freedom Oklahoma team i... Read more »

Horn town hall focuses on soaring costs of insulin

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WARR ACRES — U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn, who organized a town hall meeting on Saturday about the impacts of soaring insulin prices, said the problems defied easy solutions. “Any sort of one-size-fits-all solution is likely to be one-size-fits-none. … There is no magic switch,” Horn said after hearing from doctors, the head of a Native American clinic, parents whose children have diabetes and Oklahoma C... Read more »

Congresswoman Horn challenges NASA officials on lunar plan timeline

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Today, members of the House Science Committee expressed their frustration over the fact that the amendment isn’t ready yet. “The lack of planning evidence so far is no way to run our nation’s human space exploration program,” Rep. Kendra Horn (D-OK) said during a hearing of the committee today on NASA’s deep space exploration plans. “The 2024 missive left NASA in a tizzy scrambling to develop a pl... Read more »

Congresswoman Horn connects with constituents at town halls

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In her first year of a two-year Congressional term, U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn is making a concerted effort to be available to common constituents in her district and especially so in the center of Oklahoma City, the core of Congressional District 5. At the open house for Congressional district offices recently relocated to 400 N. Walker downtown, some looked wide-eyed saying they had never been in the... Read more »

Rep. Kendra Horn tours homes affected by mold at Tinker Air Force Base

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U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn has met with families after touring some of the homes affected by mold at Tinker Air Force Base. "I've seen them personally. The conditions that members are living in, it is unacceptable," Horn said. The first-term representative from Oklahoma said it's a tale of two Tinkers -- one with the innovative work being done and one with public housing problems. "The best disinfectan... Read more »

Congresswoman Horn lauds Kratos for Oklahoma aerospace job creation

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Oklahoma's thriving aerospace industry is getting a boost and bringing hundreds of jobs with it. Hot off the production line - the first Firejet tactical aerial drone, built by Kratos at the security contractor's brand new Oklahoma City facility. "A jet, unmanned, aerial target, that's designed to replicate enemy threat aircraft and cruise missiles and basically to allow our military to train for ... Read more »