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OKG Newsletter


Topic: greater oklahoma city chamber

Grade expectations

No candidate in Oklahoma during the 2010 campaign cycle represented change as acutely.


Commentary

Chris Smith
This month marks a historic point in our state with the swearing-in of Oklahoma’s first female governor.
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Oklahoma to showcase film, music and interactive business at SXSW

All three industries to be housed in The Buffalo Lounge


News

Gazette staff
The Oklahoma Film & Music Office announced its plans for the 2011 South by Southwest Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas.
 
Thursday, February 17, 2011

Money wins

Candidates raising the most money either won the Oklahoma City Council primary or made the runoff.


News

Clifton Adcock
In the three City Council races decided March 1, winning candidates far outspent their competitors and were partially funded by the same donors, records show.
 
Tuesday, March 29, 2011

'Mo' money

A group running candidate attack ads is receiving indirect funding from the OKC Chamber.


News

Clifton Adcock
A group conducting an aggressive campaign, spending more than $400,000 in favor of certain City Council candidates and against others, is being funded by members of an economic development group founded by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber.
 
Monday, March 28, 2011

Taking a SIP

OKC is negotiating a deal with Chesapeake Energy and Boeing Co. to receive financial incentives from the city’s strategic investment program.


News

Clifton Adcock
The city is in the process of drawing up agreements to offer two companies millions of dollars in incentives to bring hundreds of high-paying jobs to the city, which would have an estimated economic impact in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
 
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Shadid’s surge

Ed Shadid defeats Charlie Swinton in OKC’s Ward 2 runoff election


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City spinal surgeon Ed Shadid came out on top in Tuesday’s Ward 2 Oklahoma City Council runoff election.
 
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Losing Momentum

New Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid won with a grassroots campaign, despite efforts by a well-funded political machine.


News

Clifton Adcock
The dust has settled in this year’s Oklahoma City Council elections, but questions remain about a well-funded political organization that supported and attacked candidates.
 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

‘Bait and switch'


Letters to the Editor

David Orr
In an Aug. 10 Gazette letter ("Why pay $30 million to move OGE substation?”), Larry D. Fry predicts revenue enhancements benefiting OKC from the recent decision to change the MAPS timeline and build the convention center before the projects citizens actually voted for, and with a $50 million tax incentive to spur construction of a multistory convention center hotel.
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

HOOPS! (There it isn't)


CFN

Gazette staff
The NBA’s first work stoppage since 1998 isn’t stopping a slew of headlines raining down from the Oklahoma City Thunder.
 
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Downtown digs

More people want to live downtown, but they want to rent, not buy.


News

Clifton Adcock
A study commissioned by the city and several downtown and development groups shows that residents have a strong interest in housing downtown.
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
 
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