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OKG Newsletter


Topic: funding

LETTERS

Our federal tax dollars wasted?


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
Vital information could be provided on billboards at one or more of the entrances to Oklahoma. These billboards could say, “Welcome to Oklahoma, where Gov. Mary Fallin is denying Medicaid to 131,000 Oklahomans.”
 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Study looks at need for convention center hotel subsidies


News

Ben Felder
More study is underway in an effort to determine if the Oklahoma City Council should approve any type of public assistance for a new convention center hotel.
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Yes. But then again, no.


CFN

Gazette staff
Gov. Mary Fallin is in support of Common Core education standards and building a state health insurance exchange.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Religious beliefs only go so far for Hobby Lobby


CFN

Gazette staff
Hobby Lobby, the Oklahoma City-based craft store, believes it’s a violation of the company’s religious beliefs to pay for emergency contraception for its employees. But when it comes to making money off those same contraceptives, the retail chain doesn’t appear to be as convicted by its morals.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Artistic types

State-funded arts organizations will rally May 7 at the Capitol to help educate lawmakers about the value of continued support.


Visual Arts

Devon Green

Legislative Arts Day

9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 7

Oklahoma State Capitol Building

2300 N. Lincoln Blvd.

ok4thearts.wordpress.com

 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Electoral dysfunction

Laws exist to help regulate the financing of municipal elections, but sources say they’re nearly impossible to enforce.


News

Ben Felder
Editor’s note: Watch for more 2014 election coverage from Oklahoma Gazette in upcoming issues.
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Friends in high places

Tulsa’s proposed OKPOP Museum has a compelling new advocate in Garth Brooks.


Music

Devon Green
Oklahoma Historical Society’s (OHS) plans for a pop culture museum have gained a powerful advocate. Garth Brooks, international country star and state royalty, has advocated for a collection highlighting Oklahoma’s contributions to the performing arts.
 
Friday, May 23, 2014

VIDEO: Council Roundup: Budget approved, Spokies on the rise


News

Ben Felder
A $1.1 billion budget, which will go into effect July 1, was approved by the Oklahoma City council on Tuesday.
 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
 
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