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OKG Newsletter

Topic: increase

Slow burn

The Oklahoma City Council and firefighters’ union agree to a contract, just as planning for next fiscal year’s contract begins.


Clifton Adcock
Eight months into the fiscal year, the Oklahoma City Council approved at its March 1 meeting a long-negotiated contract with the International Association of Fire Fighters.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Where we're going, we don't need leases

Economy upturn results in car lease downturn


Gazette staff
With a rosier outlook on jobs growth, more people are opting to dump their leases for personal cars, and drive company-issued vehicles instead, finds one website.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Over the river and through the woods

Approximately 34.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day weekend


Gazette staff
Approximately 34.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day weekend, according to leisure travel organization AAA. That represents a slight increase of 0.2 percent — or 100,000 people — from the 2010 holiday.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Take a hike?

Proposed bus fare increases would hit hard those who most need public transportation.


Tim Farley
Proposed fare increases for Oklahoma City’s mass transit service prompted Kimberly Mitchell to take action.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Wage hike would benefit everyone


David Slane
The motivation behind a citizen-led drive to raise the minimum wage in Oklahoma City is simple: Neither the federal government nor the Oklahoma Legislature has deemed the issue important enough to help hardworking people make a decent, livable wage.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Murder on the rise

Oklahoma City homicide rates show a steady increase in recent years.


Ben Felder
Yellow police tape fluttered in the spring wind as homicide detectives filed into a south Oklahoma City home.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Partisan laws?

Cities feel the squeeze from state lawmakers in a recent round of proposed and approved bills.


Ben Felder
In a state in which lawmakers commonly preach local control, the opposite can feel like the status quo to municipal leaders.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014