Government

The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people

Oklahoma City Council

City Council denies event permits, considers COVID-19 impact

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In a quick meeting of the City Council on Tuesday normal business was handled under less-than-normal circumstances with the COVID-19.
Withers, McGough, Holt

Mayor orders all bars, gyms, theaters to close – restaurants take-out only

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt modified his emergency declaration from Sunday now closing bars, gyms, theaters, and limiting restaurants to take-out only.
Oklahoma County Commissioners

Okla County officials declare emergency, develop coronavirus response

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The Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners declared a state of emergency for the county and processed plans for responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
covid-19

Mayor Holt declares emergency for Oklahoma City to control coronavirus

Mayor David Holt declared a state of emergency for the City of Oklahoma City Sunday afternoon in response to the COVID-19 pandemic threat.
price gouging statute

Price gouging statute in effect after coronavirus Emergency Declaration

After President Trump declared a national emergency to address COVID-19, Oklahoma AG Mike Hunter warned that the state's price gouging statute is in effect.
City Hall

City of OKC water cutoffs create alarm during coronavirus pandemic

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Congresswoman Kendra Horn raised the issue of water cutoffs during the new coronavirus pandemic bringing attention to City of OKC's alarming cutoff rates.
Max's Law

“Max’s Law” bill to give more access to state buildings passes House

A bill that would establish the installation of changing tables for adults and children in publicly-funded buildings passed the Oklahoma House Tuesday.
healthcare

Horn town hall covers COVID-19, public health issues, Medicaid expansion

Congresswoman Kendra Horn, CD-5, drew yet another crowd to one of her many town halls Saturday but absent any hostility, a current rarity in politics.
COVID-19

Five test negative for COVID-19 in state, two more still being tested

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt started his news conference Thursday with a strong reassurance about the state's response to COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).
Oklahoma City Council

City Council hears pitches for new fines, new housing, new Crystal Bridge

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Oklahoma City Council heard resolutions that could result in fines for parking violations, affordable housing money, and millions for the Myriad Gardens.