Government

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Oklahoma County Courthouse Annex

County Courthouse reopens as first hearings are held since mid-March

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Monday morning was surprisingly quiet at the County Courthouse as hearings began to get underway again for the first time since the middle of March.
police

Money missing from Oklahoma City Police property room

The property room of the Oklahoma City Police Department (OCPD) is missing $27,000 in cash a City Auditor's report shows.
county commissioners

Okla County courts have 52 eviction cases on Monday docket

When the courts open on Monday, May 18, 52 eviction cases will be on the docket in Oklahoma County according to Judge Ray Elliott, presiding judge.
affordable housing

Proposed affordable housing cuts raise questions about housing security

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A House bill by Rep. Kyle Hilbert, R-Bristow, and Sen. Stephanie Bice, R-Oklahoma City, seeks to cut tax incentives for affordable housing construction.
Oklahoma City Council

Council plans for CARES Act funds, hears $3M Costco incentives proposal

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The City of Oklahoma City Council took action Monday on how CARES Act funds sent to the city from the federal government would be used and other business.
Stitt

Stitt defends “PPE Czar” after sidelining experienced Health Dept group

Okla Governor Kevin Stitt defended his appointment of a "PPE Czar" in the pandemic response and sidelining the Emergency Preparedness and Response Service.
Oklahoma County Jail

Jail Trust told no COVID-19 positive tests at Oklahoma County Jail so far

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Monday the Jail Trust heard a report that so far there have been no COVID-19 positive tests either at the Jail or for those hospitalized.
Oklahoma County Sheriff

Lease provides new Oklahoma County Sheriff’s facility outside Jail

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The Oklahoma County Commissioners entered a lease agreement Wednesday for a new Sheriff's facility for its headquarters separate from the Jail.
audit

Stitt and Oklahoma Health Department face audit for COVID-19 spending

The Oklahoma Attorney General has requested the Oklahoma State Auditor to carry out an "investigative audit" of Governor Kevin Stitt's spending on COVID-19.
City Hall, City of Oklahoma City

As COVID-19 ravages economy, OKC City Council extends aid to small biz

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The OKC City Council allocated money for micro businesses, heard a report on small business relief, and three City Councilors spoke up against reopening.