The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people

City Council Chamber

Return to in-person City meetings brings equipment, procedure changes

A combination of additional equipment and new procedures are now in place to offer more COVID-19 pandemic protection.
Oklahoma County Jail

Jail Trust moves forward on improved detainee phone system replacement

For detainees in the Oklahoma County Jail, there is reason to hope that a new phone system for them will mean less cost and better service.

Holt issues new OKC COVID emergency proclamation

Mayor David Holt issued an emergency proclamation Wednesday making the governor's executive orders for bars/restaurants enforceable in OKC.
Board of County Commissioners

Plan involving Calvey and Iowa consulting firm deferred until December

A plan to hire a consulting firm to advise Oklahoma County and to have Commissioner Kevin Calvey as the manager on the county side of that relationship has been deferred by the Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners.
Kevin Calvey

Calvey could become county manager in CARES consulting firm contract

Wednesday, Okla County Commissioners could name Commissioner Kevin Calvey as manager of the consulting firm relationship for CARES Act funds.
Oklahoma County Commissioners

County Commissioners set up CARES Act biz assistance program

The Oklahoma County Commissioners established a CARES Act business assistance program for Oklahoma County beyond Oklahoma City limits.
José Cruz

José Cruz is first Latino to represent southside House District 89

José Cruz, 31, won House District 89’s race by a landslide with over 65% of the vote. He is the first Latino ever to win in the district.
city hall

OKC Council members concerned about power grid, OG&E maintenance

City of Oklahoma City Council heard reports about storm debris removal, pedistrian/bike infrastructure, and assistance to small business.
budget board

County officials vote to reallocate CARES funds to assist small businesses

Oklahoma County Budget Board voted 7-1 to reallocate CARES Act funds previously allocated for the Jail Trust.
Board of County Commissioners

County Commissioners still processing CARES funds to Jail Trust

Oklahoma County Commissioners voted to transfer nearly $9 million of CARES Act funds to the Oklahoma County Jail Trust.