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OKG Newsletter

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Passing the gavel


Clifton Adcock
State Superintendent Sandy Garrett cast the deciding vote at her final state Board of Education meeting.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

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

Counterpoint: Fallin ‘should be praised’

Frankly, Oklahomans shouldn’t give a hoot.


Charlie Meadows
House Bill 2130, high-profile legislation by Oklahoma House Speaker Kris Steele and supported by Gov. Mary Fallin, passed in mid-March with only 51 votes and then headed for the Senate.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Embarrassing loopholes

Letters to the Editor

Steven Goldman
Insightful legislative reporting by Clifton Adcock (“Triple R,” April 13, Gazette) led to reading Senate Bill 969, which should be titled “Public tax credits for private school grants.”
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Living arrangement

The city is using incentive funding to encourage development of diverse downtown housing options.


Clifton Adcock
An apartment complex currently under development in the Deep Deuce neighborhood may get $1.25 million in assistance from the city.
Wednesday, May 4, 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

Detour ahead

Budgetary hand-wringing puts the partially constructed American Indian center in limbo.


Greg Horton
Sen. Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa, has called for an interim study on proposed bond issues, including the American Indian Cultural Center & Museum.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Myriad questions

Foundation officials insist OKC got a good deal on a multimillion-dollar property, but one City Council member is scrutinizing the details.


Clifton Adcock
When the Myriad Botanical Gardens publicly revealed the progress from the adjacent park’s ongoing renovation in April, many in Oklahoma City considered it a success.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011