Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Government

The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people

Mayor Cornett presides over his last council meeting

Cornett closes out 14-year run as Okla City mayor with week of “lasts”

Normally unflappable, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett had to stop and regain his composure Wednesday as he concluded the Mayor’s Development Roundtable, one in...
OKC Fire Dept Recruit Grad 2018 recruits from back stage

Okla City Fire Department graduates 54 recruits, assigns them to stations

Friday was graduation day for the 54 recruits of Oklahoma City Fire Department's Class 2017-3. But it didn’t mean the hard demands were over. “Every...
ICE detention

ICE plans new enforcement facility in OKC

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has plans for a new facility in Oklahoma City around I-40 and Meridian. It is designed to provide offices...
O'Connor, Shadid, incentives

OKC Council members question wisdom of Costco incentives

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One Oklahoma City Council member has called the idea of offering Costco up to $3 million worth of incentives “stupid” and another member questions...
Pittman, speaking

City senator has painful connection to 1921 Tulsa Race Riot

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Tuesday, east-side Oklahoma City senator Anastasia Pittman recalled the damage done to her family by the 1921 Tulsa race riot, and so, was happy...
Capitol View, neighborhood

Capitol View starts Strong Neighborhoods Initiative with robust ideas

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It was the Capitol View neighbors' turn to start brainstorming ideas for their Strong Neighborhoods Initiative (SNI) grant Thursday. They are one of two neighborhoods...
election board voting

Voting begins for next OKC mayor, OKCPS board member

Four county election boards opened for early voting from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday for voters to decide who will be City of...
Capitol Hill SNI meeting neighbors

Capitol Hill neighbors have big ideas for Strong Neighborhoods Initiative

Over two hours into the first public meeting for the Capitol Hill Strong Neighborhoods Initiative Tuesday, most of the neighbors were still there and...
Brittany Warrior, mother

Mother shouts “Liar, Liar!” punctuating Fallin’s State of the State address

“Let’s get to work,” meant something different to three protesters in the House gallery as Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin closed her State of the...
State of the State 2018 - Gov Fallin criminal justice reform

Local legislators, Fallin agree on criminal justice reform

Some Oklahoma City legislators agreed with Governor Mary Fallin's push for criminal justice reform in her last State of the State address Monday. But, by...