Government

The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people

price gouging statute

Price gouging statute in effect after coronavirus Emergency Declaration

After President Trump declared a national emergency to address COVID-19, Oklahoma AG Mike Hunter warned that the state's price gouging statute is in effect.
City Hall

City of OKC water cutoffs create alarm during coronavirus pandemic

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Congresswoman Kendra Horn raised the issue of water cutoffs during the new coronavirus pandemic bringing attention to City of OKC's alarming cutoff rates.
Max's Law

“Max’s Law” bill to give more access to state buildings passes House

A bill that would establish the installation of changing tables for adults and children in publicly-funded buildings passed the Oklahoma House Tuesday.
healthcare

Horn town hall covers COVID-19, public health issues, Medicaid expansion

Congresswoman Kendra Horn, CD-5, drew yet another crowd to one of her many town halls Saturday but absent any hostility, a current rarity in politics.
COVID-19

Five test negative for COVID-19 in state, two more still being tested

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt started his news conference Thursday with a strong reassurance about the state's response to COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).
Oklahoma City Council

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

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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

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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.
parks

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”

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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.