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OKG Newsletter


Topic: State

Payday heyday


CFN

Gazette staff
When our fair state beats out the other 49 for the top spot on a list, we celebrate. So break out the bubbly: Oklahoma has the most payday-advance borrowers in the U.S.!
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

All systems go?

OKC is not out any money, says City Manager Jim Couch, in an incomplete public safety project nearly six years behind schedule.


News

Clifton Adcock
Despite years-long delays on implementing police and municipal court electronic records systems, Oklahoma City Manager Jim Couch said the city is still on budget for the projects.
 
Monday, October 15, 2012

The federal Titanic is sinking


Commentary

State Rep. T.W. Shannon
Ninety percent of an iceberg is typically underwater. This fact makes icebergs extremely dangerous, because it takes a keen eye to determine if the ice floating on the surface is a small block that can be pushed aside or several million tons of ice that will sink your ship.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Degrading the grade

Plans to evaluate schools statewide with letter grades are delayed after protests from superintendents.


News

Tim Farley
The controversy over Oklahoma’s new A-F grading system for public schools is brewing stronger than a witch’s potion on Halloween. The State Department of Education on Oct. 8 delayed a vote to issue a public release of the school grades, but told district superintendents they could release the grades voluntarily.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

A question of equality

A state question on next month’s ballot seeks to ban affirmative action in the public sector.


News

Rachel Curtis
A state question appearing on the Nov. 6 ballot would effectively end affirmative action for women and racial minorities in the public sector statewide.
 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Looking for laws


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council on Nov. 6 laid out the city’s wish-list for next year’s state legislative session.
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
 
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