House votes to reauthorize Violence Against Women Act

By Madi Alexander, Web Editor

The House voted Feb. 28 to pass the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. The bill is a renewal of the 1994 law, which provides assistance to victims of domestic and sexual violence.

The legislation passed the House 286-138. Representative Tom Cole was the only member of Oklahoma’s all-Republican delegation to vote in favor of passing the bill.

For more information on the legislation, click here.

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