The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people

Smart Saver

Millions from MAPS 4 may go to owner who closed Eastside Smart Saver

The owner who closed the Smart Saver at N.E. 23rd Street and Martin Luther King Avenue is positioned to receive up to $5 million in MAPS 4 money.
VA Hospital

Horn devotes town hall at VA Hospital to hearing veterans stories

The first of four town halls planned by 5th District Congresswoman Kendra Horn featured stories of U.S. military veterans instead of her comments.
historic preservation

Preservation advocate honored, neighbors ignored, parking denied

City Council began with the passage of a resolution honoring a local hero of historic preservation, then ignored neighbors in an historic neighborhood.
Criminal Justice Authority

Jail Transition Committee established, Assessor and Court Clerk Invited

A committee was formed to assist the transition of the Oklahoma County Detention Center from the supervision of the Sheriff’s Office to that of the Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority.

Horn to vote in favor of Trump impeachment process vote

U.S. Rep Kendra Horn announced that she will vote for the bill that lays out the rest of the inquiry process for possible impeachment of Pres Trump.
Sheriff's move discussed

Complexities of Sheriff’s move out of Jail dominate Commissioners’ time

The Board of County Commissioners' normal business was handled quickly Wed but executive sessions and the Sheriff's move from the Jail took more time.
youth suicides

Sheriff’s move from Jail could be more complicated than anticipated

Okla County Sheriff P.D. Taylor may have thought his move out of the Jail would be a straight path, but a transition committee could make it more complex.

Little-known, small committee reviews City’s big legislative interests

The Oklahoma City Council’s Legislative Committee met Tuesday to prepare for the coming legislative sessions at the State and Federal levels.
City Council

It’s urban vs suburban OKC Council members on controversial ordinance

Motion to deny new parking was defeated by votes from suburban councilmen. Mayor’s redrafting of the controversial Greenwell Ordinance passed 6-3.
spencer hicks

Spencer Hicks declares candidacy for Oklahoma County Commissioner

Spencer Hicks is running for the very public post of District 2 Oklahoma County Commissioner after having spent since 2004 working mostly behind the...