Local & Regional
Mon November 28, 2011
Lankford in Tulsa
By KWGS News
Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa Chamber of Commerce hosted Oklahoma Congressman James Lankford at a Tulsa luncheon.
Congressman Lankford discussed critical issues facing the nation during his address to the Tulsa Metro Chamber. He focused on the nation's severe debt, stating trimming the debt needs to be the primary focus of Congress. Lankford also highlighted the need for tax reform, stressing it will help businesses expand and hire more employees. He stated he is dedicated to freeing up business to grow and add jobs to the sagging economy.
Lankford serves on the Budget, Transportation & Infrastructure, and Oversight & Government Reform committees, where he is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Procurement Reform. He has earned the respect of his colleagues on budget issues and has been called an emerging leader in fighting government regulations from the EPA on the energy industry to the impact of regulations on banks and financial institutions.