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OKG Newsletter


Topic: revenue

Point: ‘A new fiscal reality’


Commentary

David Blatt
The economic downturn has hit the Oklahoma state budget hard. With high unemployment and low commodity prices, we’ve seen revenues plummet by almost 25 percent.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Firefight


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City firefighter’s union has yet to ratify a contract with the Oklahoma City Council for this fiscal year, but an agreement may be in reach.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Optimistic thoughts

Next fiscal year’s city budget might provide for the restoration of public safety positions.


News

Clifton Adcock
The city is hoping to restore several police, fire and other city positions and services in the municipal budget set to be presented to the Oklahoma City Council at its Tuesday meeting.
 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Online sales, offline ails


Commentary

Carolyn Stager
The weather is turning chilly, the mall parking lots are full, and one might wonder, “Where is the recession?” As full as the parking lots may be, however, there are many choosing to stay in from the cold and, for convenience, shop from their computers.
 
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

The gap trap

OKC budget could face a nearly $19 million gap by 2017.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City could face an $18.7 million budget gap within the next five years, the City Council learned during its first budget workshop of the year.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Face value

It looks as though some land owners get monetary incentives to let things rot, according to those suffering from dropping property values.


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Council members took the first step toward cleaning up vacant and abandoned homes and buildings, but not without protests from a group of realtors.
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

City sales tax falls short of expectations


News

Ben Felder
Sales tax collections fell short of initial estimates in March, but city officials don’t believe it’s time to panic just yet.
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014

Grounded

Will Rogers World Airport’s strong revenue base includes coffee shops, parking and other retail business.


News

Ben Felder
Jon Cole typically arrives at Will Rogers World Airport about 30 minutes before his mother’s flight arrives from Atlanta.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
 
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