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Congresswoman Horn to vote for Pres Trump’s impeachment

U.S. 5th District Congresswoman Kendra Horn announced Tuesday morning that she will vote for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
MAPS 4 passes

MAPS 4 gets largest percentage approval in half-century of sales tax votes

The MAPS 4 tax proposal intended to fund 16 different projects passed by the largest margin in the last half-century in Oklahoma City Tuesday.
José Cruz

Stone’s resignation from HD 89 will cause special election early in 2020

Shane Stone announced Tuesday that he would be stepping down from his Oklahoma House District 89 seat in Oklahoma City at the end of December.
town hall

Impeachment inquiry vote gets loudest applause, cheers at Horn town hall

The negative response to U.S. Fifth District Rep Kendra Horn that some may have expected or feared never materialized in a relaxed town hall Sunday.

Horn to vote in favor of Trump impeachment process vote

U.S. Rep Kendra Horn announced that she will vote for the bill that lays out the rest of the inquiry process for possible impeachment of Pres Trump.
initiative petition

In initiative petition, Okla politicians would no longer get to pick their voters

Gerrymandering, the process of elected officials drawing districts every ten years to assure their own re-election, would end by a new initiative petition.
bike summit

Annual Oklahoma Bike Summit equips cyclists for advocacy

Cycling enthusiasts, advocates, and experts from across the state converged on Oklahoma City Friday and Saturday for the annual Oklahoma Bike Summit. Organized by Bike...
Sheriff P.D. Taylor

Sheriff — “take the jail,” Jail Trust Chair — “we don’t want to do...

Oklahoma County Sheriff P.D. Taylor is giving the newly formed Jail Trust less than ten weeks to prepare to take over administration of the jail.
spencer hicks

Spencer Hicks declares candidacy for Oklahoma County Commissioner

Spencer Hicks is running for the very public post of District 2 Oklahoma County Commissioner after having spent since 2004 working mostly behind the...

MAPS 4 vote only for tax, not projects being promoted says Supreme Court

The MAPS 4 ordinance that voters will have before them December 10 is only about whether to establish a tax and not the projects being promoted.