Some Oklahoma lawmakers missed the most votes this session
June 18, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Some high-ranking Oklahoma lawmakers missed the most votes during this year's legislative session.
Rep. Leslie Osborn, a Republican from Mustang who chairs the House Appropriations and Budget Committee, led Oklahoma House members in the tally by missing 25 percent of floor and committee votes, according to the Tulsa World (http://bit.ly/2tk4Pb8 ). The session ended on May 26.
Osborn said the reason for her absences was she was "constantly called off of the floor into meetings with fiscal staff."
"I truly regret not being able to cast as many votes on policy measures,"...