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Trump highway designation now proposed for Oklahoma Panhandle; 'MAGA' license plate options become 'America First'

Trump highway designation now proposed for Oklahoma Panhandle; 'MAGA' license plate options become 'America First'

The Purcell Register
By Kelsy Schlotthauer Tulsa World
Feb 19, 2020 

One three-month detour later, the proposed Donald Trump highway might have found its home in the Oklahoma Panhandle. But some legislators wonder: Is the naming of such a highway even legal?

State Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, author of Senate Bill 1089, defended the bill’s legality during a Transportation Committee meeting Tuesday. His measure passed on a 5-4 vote, with two of the nays coming from fellow Republicans. The bill now heads to the full Senate.

Dahm had amended the bill to rename a section of what the bill refers to as “State Highway 287” — beginning at the Boise City limits and extending southeast to the Oklahoma-Texas border in Cimarron County — as the “President Donald J. Trump Highway.” Maps and other resources indicate, however, that the road is a federal highway designated U.S. 287, a discrepancy not noted in the meeting... FULL ARTICLE

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