The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people


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.
Oklahoma County Jail

Oklahoma County Jail Trust subcommittee organizes for action – solutions

The Detention Center Action Committee (DCAC) began organizing task-focused working groups to tackle some of the most stubborn problems.

As summer approaches, Oklahoma County revs up big road projects

OKLAHOMA CITY (Free Press) -- Monday the Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners met to undertake the People’s business.  Some ongoing road and bridge work...
Tricia Everest

Tricia Everest resigns as chair of Oklahoma County Jail Trust

Founding Oklahoma County Jail Trust Chair Tricia Everest has resigned her position as she assumes the role of State Public Safety Secretary.