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OKLAHOMA CITY – Some Central Oklahoma state legislators need a grading curve for their votes on consumer- and patient-related bills during the last legislative session.
The Oklahoma Foundation for Consumer & Patient Rights will unveil its annual legislative scorecard Tuesday at a news conference at the state Capitol.
Oklahoma City area legislators overall had low-average marks on the scorecard, which tracks almost 30 bills important to Oklahomans’ personal, financial and medical safety.
Monty Collings will speak about his daughter’s struggle with cancer and his drive to give her a legislative legacy through Steffanie’s Law for Clinical Trial Access.
Nancy Thomason, who lost her son to brain cancer and founded the Oklahoma Brain Tumor Foundation, will discuss her experiences.
Tulsa civil justice attorney Guy Thiessen will discuss how the elderly and their loved ones suffer when nursing homes go without liability insurance.
Reggie Cervantes, an EMT whose volunteer rescue work at the World Trade Center on 9/11 destroyed her lungs, will speak about struggling to find affordable health care and accompanying filmmaker Michael Moore to Cuba for his film “Sicko.”
What: 2008 Legislative Scorecard release news conference
When: Sept. 30 at 11 a.m.
Where: Governor’s Large Conference Room, Oklahoma State Capitol