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Save OKC Schools panel

Save OKC Schools launches 90-day petition drive for local income tax

Phylesia Dailey thinks her daughter is getting a good education at Cleveland Elementary in Oklahoma City Public Schools. She also believes all children in the...
Carlos Moreno - Jennifer Pahlka

Code for America brigades in Oklahoma promote good government

Since 2009, Code for America has been making a positive impact on governments mostly at the local level. “This is really about people helping people,”...
Council deliberates on hotel

OKC Council approves convention hotel deal

After a decade of discussions and debate, the City of Oklahoma City voted 7-2 Tuesday to enter an agreement with Omni Hotels to build...
Balderrama gets Major's insignia from Chief Citty

Paco Balderrama first Hispanic major in OKC PD history

Paco Balderrama was promoted to the rank of major in the Oklahoma City Police Department Tuesday. He is the first officer from Hispanic culture to...
Save our OKC Schools newser

Local income taxes proposed to support OKC schools

Oklahoma City residents will pay a ¼ of 1 percent extra income tax to support local schools if voters approve a plan by one...
City of Okla City Council June 20

OKC Council decides sales tax proposal amid tensions

Sharp tensions rose Tuesday between the eight Oklahoma City Council members as they decided what projects voters would be asked to approve in an...
Public hearing for new tax

OKC Council to decide controversial sales tax proposal

Tuesday the City of Oklahoma City Council is set to make big decisions on what kind of sales tax proposals will be presented to...
Rev. Lori Walke

Is Chamber of Commerce out of step with public on next MAPS tax?

Big differences on how to use a portion of a proposed new MAPS-type penny sales tax were exposed in a public hearing Tuesday at...
Problem properties NW

Junk causing tensions in NW OKC neighborhood

Persistent junk accumulations at two adjacent northwest Oklahoma City homes are causing increasing tensions between the owner and his neighbors. Public records show that neighbors...
Councilman John Pettis

Councilman reverses course on Lost Lakes proposal – UPDATED

*See the update at the end of this article. With the threat of a lawsuit against the city looming, Oklahoma City Ward 7 Councilman John...

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