Government

The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people

Oklahoma City Council

Mask mandate extended in Oklahoma City until October 20

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Oklahoma City Council debated extending a city-wide mask requirement, ultimately extending the current ordinance until late October.
Oklahoma County Jail

Jail Trust faces more protests while accepting CARES money

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Oklahoma County Jail Trust accepted over $37 million in CARES Act funds from the County and heard a report on suicide prevention at the jail.
Budget Board

Budget Board hears annual report from CJAC about Oklahoma County Jail

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The Oklahoma County Budget Board heard the second annual report of the Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Advisory Council (CJAC).
OKC Fire

Baez trades firefighter gear for phone, computer to recruit next generation

Lt. Miguel Baez has traded in his protective "turnout" gear and firefighters helmet for a telephone and computer as a recruiters for OKCFD.
Jail Trust

Jail Trust accepts CARES money, hears abbreviated public comment

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The Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority (Jail Trust) heard public comment and accepted CARES money from the county commissioners.
County Commissioners

County Commissioners reinstate public comment after months without

The Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to reinstate public comments to their board meetings.
jail trust

Protesters get their time in Jail Trust public forum on CARES Act funds

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The Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority or Jail Trust held a meeting Wednesday dedicated to hearing public comment on CARES Act money.
Jail Trust

Commissioners give Jail Trust $34M in blink-and-you-missed-it meeting

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The Oklahoma County Commissioners Wednesday voted to award $34 million in CARES money to the Criminal Justice Authority (Jail Trust).
Oklahoma City Council

OKC Council sets up $2M aid to local live entertainment venues

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The OKC City Council Tuesday, money was allocated to the city's live entertainment venues that have been hit hard by the pandemic.
Jail Trust

Jail Trust faces loud protest over $36M Cares Act money

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Dozens of protestors disrupted the Oklahoma County Jail Trust meeting until they were heard as demanded about $36 million of Cares Act money.