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OKG Newsletter

Topic: councilman

Councilman misfires with gun comment

Letters to the Editor

In reference to “Citty under siege,” I have to respond to the comment by Councilman Sam Bowman. In reference to the AR-15 rifle he said, “This is a very, very different piece of weaponry out there that is military in nature and just separate from all.”
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Walters only incumbent defeated in Oklahoma City Council elections

Swinton and Shadid set for a runoff


Clifton Adcock
Two incumbents in the Oklahoma City Council election Tuesday retained their seats, while a third was ousted, and a fourth race is headed to an April 5 runoff.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

For Pete’s sake

Councilman Pete White floated the idea of 10 City Council wards, but an eight-ward plan will go before council.


Clifton Adcock
Although the current Oklahoma City Council redistricting proposal consists of the traditional eight council wards, one council member is proposing adding two wards to the map.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

A healthy start

Health care subject of Thursday’s fair and town hall meeting.


Gazette staff
Oklahoma City Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid (pictured) will host a free health fair and town hall meeting on health care on Thursday at the OKC Marriott, 3233 Northwest Expressway.
Friday, February 10, 2012

Open books

The City Council passes symbolic support for increased transparency in campaign financing.


Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council passed a resolution March 6 supporting any effort by the Legislature or the state Ethics Commission requiring more disclosure in campaign financing.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Point: Streetcar route a beginning


Jeff Bezdek
It has been more than 66 years since Oklahoma City had meaningful intracity rail transit. In 2009, voters took a huge leap toward our transit future by endorsing a $130 million-dollar downtown rail-based modern streetcar system and intermodal hub as part of MAPS 3.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013