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OKG Newsletter

Topic: jobs

The issues



Jennifer Chancellor
Oklahoma Gazette reached out to mayoral candidates Mick Cornett, Ed Shadid, Phil Hughes and Joe “Sarge” Nelson to ask them what they thought were the most important issues in this election.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Help Oklahoma City grow with planokc workshops


Jennifer Chancellor
Planokc workshops will be held throughout March, and residents are encouraged to share their opinions on how to best grow Oklahoma City.
Thursday, February 27, 2014

Council offers tax incentives for two companies


Ben Felder
The Oklahoma City Council voted recently to offer tax incentives to General Electric Co. and Baker Hughes Inc. for new facilities expected to create hundreds of high-paying jobs. Baker Hughes will receive $850,000 and General Electric will receive $1 million, assuming each company meets job creation expectations.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

We’re No. 7!


Gazette staff
The U.S. Department of Commerce ranked Oklahoma No. 7 for average personal income growth in 2013, reported
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Women, power

One-third of Oklahoma City's department heads are female.


Ben Felder
Compared to other city halls in the region, Oklahoma City’s has the most cracks in its glass ceiling.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Night riders

The lack of nighttime public transportation leaves many working people in the dust. Several city leaders would like to change that.


Ben Felder
Kevin Jones sat alone on a bus bench at the downtown transit center around 7:30 p.m. But he wasn’t waiting for a city bus.
Monday, June 2, 2014

Who’s on our planet’s side?


David Ocamb
This legislative session, more than any other session in Oklahoma’s history, the environment was under constant attack by well-funded and organized corporate lobbyists and radical right special interests.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014