Government

The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people

Oklahoma County Courthouse

Calvey ICE lawsuit and DA Prater response point to larger legal issues

What may look like yet another squabble between two Oklahoma County public officials actually has long-term legal questions at the center.
Criminal Justice Advisory Council

Advisory Council recommends CARES funds spending to Jail Trust

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Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Advisory Council discussed recent criminal justice reforms and recommended CARES Act spending to the Jail Trust.
Oklahoma City Hall

Council renews mask mandate, fails to take action on panhandling ord

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Oklahoma City Council renewed its mask mandate for another eight weeks and the postponed a decision about the illegal panhandling ordinance.
Oklahoma County Jail

Calvey petitions court to rule on new county commissioners’ ICE, Jail policy

Oklahoma County Commissioner Kevin Calvey filed a petition in district court asking for a declaratory judgement on a jail policy passed.
Board of County Commissioners

Commissioners approve full Jail cooperation with ICE

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The Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners, Commissioners approved a policy of full cooperation with ICE at the County Jail.
Homeland

Homeland groundbreaking brings hope to eastside residents of food desert

Ground was broken for a new Homeland at N.E. 36th and Lincoln Boulevard Thursday. The store is set to open Fall of 2021.
Jail Trust

Jail Trust authorizes CEO to negotiate $3 million no-bid contract for Jail

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Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority (Jail Trust) authorized CEO Greg Williams to negotiate a contract for $3 mil of CARES Act funds.
City Council

OKC Council considers appeal of court decision against panhandling ord

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The City Council of Oklahoma City revisited a controversial panhandling ordinance. They also made amendments to CARES Act allocations.
City Hall

City of OKC voters to decide nine charter changes on Nov 3 ballot

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Residents of the City of Oklahoma City will have nine propositions for changes to the city charter for the upcoming November 3 election.
protected bike lanes

First mile of protected bike lanes in OKC now ready for bike riders

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The first mile of protected bike lanes has been added to the growing system of bike infrastructure throughout the metro.