Government

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Capitol Hill SNI meeting neighbors

Capitol Hill neighbors have big ideas for Strong Neighborhoods Initiative

Over two hours into the first public meeting for the Capitol Hill Strong Neighborhoods Initiative Tuesday, most of the neighbors were still there and...
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Historic Preservation Comm powers to be stripped in OKC Council vote

If some on the OKC Council prevail, the Historic Preservation Comm won't be allowed to initiate a historic designation process if the property owner objects.
dangerous intersection

City speeding up plans to fix dangerous Okla City Boulevard intersection

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A key City of Oklahoma City official says they are actively considering a plan of action for a dangerous intersection on the Oklahoma City Boulevard.
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,”...
OpenbudgetOKC

Code for OKC website gives new level of access to city budget

Residents of The City of Oklahoma City now have clear visual and interactive access to how tax dollars are spent through the city’s budget....

Cathy Cummings wins seat on Village city council

Cathy Cummings won her run-off against former City of The Village councilman Chris Bernardy. Village voters gave Cummings a decisive win with 79 percent of...
Village leaders celebrate vote for increase

Village voters say yes to streets, parks, capital improvements

Bacon Restaurant on N. May was especially festive for a Tuesday night. Owners Cathy and Sean Cummings were hosting a watch party for a...
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...
Pete White retires

White takes one last very long OKC Council Meeting in stride

Council members were saying their public goodbyes to Ward 4 Councilman Pete White at the end of the Oklahoma City Council meeting Tuesday. The south...
Officers at McDonald's window

Police and residents connect at south side “Coffee with a Cop”

Sleepy people sitting in their cars at the McDonald’s drive-thru lane at SE 44th St. and Shields Boulevard in Oklahoma City Wednesday were in...