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OKG Newsletter

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Corn to run

Letters to the Editor

Jay Hanas
A March 10 article in the city’s daily newspaper detailing Sens. Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe slamming the tax credits given for ethanol production to be used in gasoline (“Coburn wants to cut tax breaks on ethanol”) was predictable.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

A rollback to racial integration

Letters to the Editor

Tamya Cox
At the American Civil Liberties Union, we aren’t sure if Sen. Rob Johnson’s attempt to end affirmative action in Oklahoma is a joke, or if he is truly naïve enough to believe that Senate Joint Resolution 15 will end discrimination and increase diversity in Oklahoma.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

‘Gaze upward’

Letters to the Editor

Ted Rider
Kevin Connolly’s letter in the April 4 Gazette (“Accept food stamps”) illustrates a different assertion than he intended. He apparently finds himself working his ass off for 60-plus hours a week.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Cutting up

Letters to the Editor

Hannah Harder
Environmental Protection Agency cuts make me ecstatic! The newest budget cuts slash 16 percent of the EPA operating budget, a greater percentage cut than any other agency. As a biologist, environmental scientist and educator, I hope we get to the full 29 percent proposed.
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

Trending upward

Almost half of surveyed CFOs believe the economy will improve over the next six months


Gazette staff
Chief financial officers in the central region of the U.S. are increasingly optimistic about the economy and hiring, according to a new survey conducted by Grant Thornton International Ltd.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Students cover tax cuts

The word “irresponsible” to describe the pending income tax cut on Jan. 1, 2012, is probably an understatement.


Kurt Hochenauer
Oklahoma college students should expect another increase in tuition costs this fall, in part, because the state Legislature will probably not stop what University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren has called an “irresponsible” tax cut.
Wednesday, May 18, 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

Show me the money

Two groups were behind nearly half of the cash flow in the contentious Oklahoma City Council election.


Clifton Adcock
The final campaign reports are filed from this year’s Oklahoma City Council elections, and the amount collected and spent in the four races, both by candidates and two groups making independent expenditures, is significant.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

‘No pain, no gain’

Letters to the Editor

D.W. Tiffee
I see that U.S. Rep. Tom Cole continues to praise the deranged Ryan Medicare scam as “thoughtful.”
Wednesday, June 8, 2011