CD 5 debate Oklahoma
Audience members watch U.S. Rep. Steve Russell and challenger Kendra Horn debate Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, at City Presbyterian Church in Oklahoma City. (Michael Duncan)

(Editor’s note: The following story appears courtesy of Gaylord News, a reporting project of the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication.)

WASHINGTON — Congress is not in session this week or next, so Oklahoma’s congressional delegation will return home to meet with people and organizations across the state.

Some members will host town halls to give legislative updates, discuss their recent work and answer questions from Oklahomans.

While multiple meetings have already occurred in the past two days, the following is a list of scheduled meetings for each congressperson. Details about the meetings — including time and location — are subject to change:

Sen. James Lankford (R-OK)

Thursday, April 18

Noon to 1 p.m.: Donald W. Reynolds Community Center (105 Reynolds Ave., Poteau)

Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK2)

Wednesday, April 17

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.: Pushmataha/Choctaw County, Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse (206 SW B St., Antlers)

Noon to 1 p.m.: McCurtain County, Broken Bow Public Library (404 N. Broadway St., Broken Bow)

Thursday, April 18

8 to 9 a.m.: Atoka/Bryan County, Atoka Community Center (983 W. Liberty Road, Atoka)

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Marshall/Johnston County, Marshall County OSU Cooperative Extension Office (11545 U.S. Highway 70, Madill)

Monday, April 22

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.: Mayes County, Wonder City Coffee (118 E. Main St., Locust Grove)

Noon to 1 p.m.: Rogers County, El Gavan Mexican Restaurant (155 W. Cooweescoowee Ave., Oologah)

Tuesday, April 23

Okmulgee/Okfuskee County, Shoney’s (610 E. Main St., Henryetta)
Wednesday, April 24

10 to 11 a.m.: Craig/Nowata County, The Cow Restaurant (387 S. Commercial St., Welch)

Noon to 1 p.m.: Ottawa/Delaware County, Northeast Tech (19901 S. U.S. Highway 69, Afton)

Thursday, April 25

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.: Pittsburg/McIntosh County, Prairie 345 (345 E. Choctaw, McAlester)

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Coal/Hughes County, Marcy’s Place (8 S. Main St., Coalgate)

Friday, April 26

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.: Muskogee County, Mahylon’s (3301 Chandler Road, Muskogee)

Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK4)

Friday, April 19

Noon: Cameron University, Johnson Auditorium in Ross Hall (2800 W. Gore Blvd., Lawton)

Rep. Kendra Horn (D-OK5)

Wednesday, April 24

6 to 8 p.m.: 400 N. Walker Ave., Suite 210, Oklahoma City

Saturday, April 27

2 to 4 p.m.: Location to be determined