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Criminal Justice Advisory Council discusses Jail, SHINE, mental health

The Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Advisory Committee met in person to consider an increasingly larger list of projects including the Jail.
Oklahoma City Hall

City Council hears budget plans from Public Transit, Dev Services, Parks

The directors of Transit and Parking, Development Services, and Parks and Recreations presented FY 22 budget plans Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
Oklahoma County Jail

Jail Trust clamps down on certain types of speech during meetings

OKLAHOMA CITY (Free Press) -- In the first meeting of the Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority (Jail Trust) since the resignation of Trust Chair...

Commissioners appoint new Jail Trustee, give land to Tinker AFB

The Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners appointed a new member of the Jail Trust and gave Tinker AFB $5 million in adjoining land.
Mauree Turner

Rep. Mauree Turner issues statement critical of pro-Israel House resolution

Rep Mauree Turner issued a statement critical of the Oklahoma House of Representatives majority Republicans for a pro-Israel resolution.
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 City Council

OKC City Council gets update on Bus Rapid Transit development NW

In a five-hour meeting of the City Council for Oklahoma City the new Bus Rapid Transit line going northwest was the big item.
Governor Kevin Stitt

Stitt signs HB1775 prohibiting certain types of teaching about race

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed House Bill 1775 that will prohibit public schools colleges from teaching "Critical Race Theory."
senior health

Eastside Senior Health and Wellness Center will open with strong support

Ground was broken to begin the construction of the newest Senior Health and Wellness Center in Oklahoma City, this time on the east side.
city hall

OKC City Council hears budget proposals from Fire, Courts, and Police

The City Council for Oklahoma City held their first budget hearing Tuesday for the Fire Dept, Muni Courts, and the Police Dept.