The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people

Oklahoma City Council

City Council hears pitches for new fines, new housing, new Crystal Bridge

Oklahoma City Council heard resolutions that could result in fines for parking violations, affordable housing money, and millions for the Myriad Gardens.
Criminal Justice Authority

Jail Trust preps for Okla County Jail handoff but with little sense of urgency

The Jail Trust met to do more talking, but take little action while the Sheriff says he and law enforcement staff will leave the Detention Center April 15.

OKC parks 1/8 cent tax would go to operations and free programs

Oklahoma City residents will have the opportunity to cast their vote for/against a 1/8 cent dedicated sales tax for parks Tuesday.
Oklahoma City Boulevard

Oklahoma City Boulevard still not complete at OKDOT’s own promise date

Even with mild winter weather, Oklahoma City Boulevard was not complete by the end of February as promised by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.
State of the City

Mayor Holt declares the City of Oklahoma City “Triumphant”

With more than 1,500 present, Mayor David Holt delivered his annual State of the City address to the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce Wednesday.
Oklahoma County Sheriff

Feud between commissioner and Sheriff’s office revealed once again

In a meeting of the Okla County Board of County Commissioners, ongoing acrimony between one Commissioner and the Sheriff’s Office came to the forefront.
Criminal Justice Advisory Council

Cash bail assistance organization reps draw ire of district judges

Reps of The Bail Project received some sharp pushback from two of Oklahoma County's district judges and the DA's office at the CJAC meeting Thursday.
Oklahoma City Council

OKC Council acts on vaping restrictions, hears ideas for Boathouse District

OkC Council took action Tuesday on bonds, vaping restrictions, and heard reports on planned development for the Boathouse District and street improvements.
budget workshop

Caution encouraged in City’s annual budget workshop

Tuesday morning city leaders heard about budget concerns for the coming year. A local economist urged caution in the face of a potential economic downturn.
municipal court

Hurry up! OKC Municipal Courts reduced fine program ends March 31

You have less than two months to take advantage of the Oklahoma City Municipal Courts reduced fine program that began in July 2019.