The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people


Commish Blumert holds virtual town hall on spending, Jail, county projects

Oklahoma County Commissioner Carrie Blumert held a virtual town hall Monday, March 22, 2021 covering a wide range of topics.
Oklahoma Employment Security Commission

OESC prioritizing unemployment benefits from new fed COVID-19 relief bill

The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) is putting the implementation of the new federal COVIC-19 relief bill as a top priority.
City Council

City Council approves homelessness grants, temporary water bill relief

The City Council of Oklahoma City approved new grants for homelessness relief, approved a mural and temporary water bill relief.

Juvenile records expungement bill passes House, on way to Senate

A bipartisan House bill that would amend the process for juvenile record expungements passed out of the Okla House on Monday, March 8th.
Oklahoma County Jail

Jail Trust formally establishes Action Committee, hears reports

Jail Trust voted to establish the Detention Center Action Committee, and hired an outside firm for accounting services.
Board of County Commissioners

County Commissioners reject donations, vote to oppose state legislation

Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners took on three major issues that involved donations, the OCCHD, and the Triple X Road project.
José Cruz

Cruz bills passed in House reflect real issues of OKC metro constituents

José Cruz authored two bills that recently passed out of the House since the first session of the 58th Oklahoma Legislature began in Feb.
Oklahoma County Jail

New Jail Trust subcommittee begins developing jail improvement ideas

A new committee of the Oklahoma County Jail Trust - Detention Center Action Committee - has started developing specific ideas for improvement.
City of Oklahoma City Council

City Council renews mask mandate, approves rental assistance

The City Council for Oklahoma City spent 5.5 hours passing several significant measures including a renewal of the mask mandate.
small business relief

County Commissioners approve Sheriff – OKCPD MOU, road upgrades

The Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners took action on an MOU between the Oklahoma County Sheriff and a unit in the OKCPD Monday.