Government

The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people

Stavian Rodriguez

Legal defense requested for OKC Police Chief, officers in Rodriguez death

OKC Municipal Counselor is requesting $100,000 to hire outside legal counsel to defend the Police Chief and five officers in shooting death.
District map

State representatives hold Oklahoma County redistricting town hall

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The Oklahoma County Redistricting Committee held a town hall to hear constituents' concerns about how district lines will be redrawn in 2021.
downtown okc

Completed Census shows dramatic rural to urban shift in Okla population

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The Oklahoma legislative redistricting staff members continue ongoing 2021 redistricting plans now that the delayed Census data is in.
Millwood PS

Millwood Board of Ed latest to denounce HB1775 anti-racism teaching ban

Millwood Public Schools in northeast Oklahoma City is the latest public school district to officially denounce HB1775 now signed into law.
Oklahoma County Commissioners

County Commissioners set up CARES Act biz assistance program

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The Oklahoma County Commissioners established a CARES Act business assistance program for Oklahoma County beyond Oklahoma City limits.
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.
Walnut Grove SWD No. 1

Injected OKC: Disposal wells downtown

Six active disposal wells of the type thought to cause earthquakes are within 2.5 miles of Oklahoma City’s 50-story Devon Tower. Two of those six...
small business relief

Commissioners allocate CARES Funds to small business relief

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Oklahoma County Commissioners voted to allocate $5 million to the Oklahoma Industries Authority to continue a small business relief program.
police protest

Council approves budget, passes police resolution as protesters gather

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In a nine-hour meeting Tuesday, the City Council adopted a budget for Fiscal Year 2021 after hearing many public comments and passsed a policing resolution.
Oklahoma County Jail

Death at Oklahoma County Jail latest among detainees in short succession

Another detainee has died in custody of the Oklahoma County Detention Center, or County Jail according to jail staff.