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OKG Newsletter


Topic: businesses

Point: Pro-business stance is ‘shortsighted’

The desired end doesn’t justify the means here.


Commentary

Chris Smith
In May 2009, Sen. Glenn Coffee and fellow legislators announced the passing of a comprehensive lawsuit reform package. Everyone lauded its passage. Why then are Republicans back again with more legislation on the same issue?
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Taxing measures

Potential changes in city code might streamline tax collections for delinquent businesses.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City is looking for a new way to go after businesses with delinquent sales tax remittance.
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Think small

Go big locally on the Saturday following Thanksgiving.


Features

Kevan Goff-Parker
Holiday shopping ignites on Black Friday, when post-Thanksgiving shoppers mob big-box retail stores at ungodly hours to score major discounts.
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Boxy, but good

Companies get creative at Science Museum Oklahoma’s ‘Out of the Box’ competition exhibition.


Visual Arts

Alyssa Grimley
Out of the Box
7-10 p.m. Saturday
through Sept. 30
Science Museum Oklahoma
2100 N.E. 52nd
sciencemuseumok.org
602-6664
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The road ahead

OKC’s Hispanic business leaders aim to renovate their community one street at a time — starting with S.W. 29th.


News

Tim Farley
Transforming S.W. 29th Street from an ugly and outdated area into an attractive and thriving business district will be a challenge for community leaders.
 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Water, water everywhere

A program to promote better hydration and conservation finds a home in the metro.


Features

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Encouraging more water consumption and less waste, the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City has partnered with Transition OKC and the Sierra Club to bring the TapIt program to Oklahoma, making clean tap water accessible to the community.
 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Mucking up marketplace fairness


Letters to the Editor

Hal Stevens
Government has a habit of phrasing proposals in a way that sounds reasonable. A good example of this is the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA), which is neither fair nor affordable, nor easily implementable.
 
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Crushed plans

Opponents of a recycling center’s proposed location aren’t giving up, despite a unanimous city council decision.


News

Tim Farley
Upset over a recent Oklahoma City Council decision, several west OKC business executives haven’t given up their battle to prevent a regional recycling center from locating near them.
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
 
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