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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Money

Hellooooo, money!


CFN

Gazette staff
Three Oklahoma companies have qualified to receive rebates from the state’s Quality Jobs Program, which has distributed more than $871 million in wage rebates since 1993.
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

We’re No. 7!


CFN

Gazette staff
The Sooner State is one of the most dependent in the nation, at least when it comes to our dependence on the government teat, according to watchdog news outlet OklahomaWatch.org.
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Money to spend


CFN

Gazette staff
Who knew Oklahoma’s top educator, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi, had $1 million to spend on her last two campaigns?
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Why fund the Oklahoma Arts Council?


Commentary

Jonathan Fowler
Over the last two years, as I’ve learned more about our state arts council, this question has become especially painful to hear repeatedly.
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Public help, private growth

Tax increment financing, or TIF, approvals aim to spur economic development.


News

Tim Farley
Public financing for three major renovation projects in downtown Oklahoma City will generate almost $90 million in private investments, according to the city’s economic development director.
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Bright history, vibrant future

The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum has high hopes to bring in 250,000 visitors annually once the project is fully funded and built.


News

Tim Farley
Supporters of a partially built cultural center are confident tourists will come to Oklahoma City to witness an authentic, world-class American Indian experience once the project is complete.
 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Failed money grabber


CFN

Gazette staff
An Oklahoma man recently spent two days in Lawton’s underground water drainage system in pursuit of his lost $20 bill, reported CBS Houston.
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Let Coburn Google that for you


CFN

Gazette staff
Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, really hates government waste. Each year, he compiles a report showcasing government spending he deems ridiculous. Though he still has the rest of the year to drum up his 2014 report, he’s not wasting any time. This time, he’s after the National Technical Information Service (NTIS).
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Take a number


CFN

Gazette staff
Aaaaand we’ve made another list. Big-league status indeed! In yet another media company’s quest to deliver more bite-sized, easily digestible, scientifically ridiculous and irrelevant information, we have made CNN Money’s list of most stressed cities.
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
 
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