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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Clifton Adcock

Defense spending

Uncle Sam hosts garage sales, featuring surplus military items.


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Clifton Adcock
A dimly lit warehouse in southwest Oklahoma City is reminiscent of the closing scene in “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” in which the Ark of the Covenant is boxed away and tucked among a never-ending trove of government secrets.
 
Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Arrested development

The state Ethics Commission declines to proceed with proposed changes to city election laws.


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Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma Ethics Commission declined at its special Jan. 12 meeting to send to the Legislature proposed changes to the laws governing local elections and campaign finance disclosure.
 
Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Civil discord

Disagreement between two city entities leads to construction delays for a Project 180 park.


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Clifton Adcock
They say you can’t fight city hall — but perhaps that doesn’t apply if city hall is fighting city hall.
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Alternate route

After a recent denial for a federal grant, officials look to other subsidies for the city’s intermodal transit hub.


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Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City officials are looking for other ways to fund improvements to the city’s planned intermodal transit hub after failing to win a federal grant.
 
Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Core issues

Comments in a Core to Shore study rankle some on the MAPS 3 streetcar panel.


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Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City’s 6-year-old plan to develop land between downtown and the Oklahoma River, the Core to Shore plan, is still relevant — it just needs a little tweaking, according to a recent review of it.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

The gap trap

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


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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

Making the grade

State education officials plan to employ a letter-grade system for assessing schools.


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Clifton Adcock
A strategy to give Oklahoma public schools and school districts letter grades hopefully will be “transformative” to the state’s education system, state Superintendent Janet Barresi said.
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Next Stage

Could the playful nature of Stage Center be well-suited for a children’s museum?


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Clifton Adcock
The best neutral term to describe the design of downtown Oklahoma City’s Stage Center is “unique.” The building tends to elicit extreme responses.
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Lawn games

Plans for a downtown park redesign are amended with hopes of satisfying detractors.


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Clifton Adcock
Over the next few weeks the Oklahoma City Council will consider a redesign of a historic downtown park that has produced internal conflict at City Hall.
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Drug-testing for dollars

A flurry of legislative proposals requires drug screening for public assistance.


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Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma Legislature is considering a number of bills this session to require drug-testing for applicants to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
 
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