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OKG Newsletter


Topic: letters to the editor

Opposing our city's progress'


Letters to the Editor

David Teague Randolph Smith
Voting "yes" for MAPS has proven to be the best choice for OKC on MAPS 1 and MAPS 2. Trusting the process and the visible results of these two programs, I choose to fully support MAPS 3 with my 'yes' ...
 
Saturday, December 5, 2009

Address core city services


Letters to the Editor

Paul Williams
As a lifelong resident, I too would love to have all the things that MAPS 3 promises. However, the city leaders do not want to pay for the services that a growing city like ours requires. I have be...
 
Saturday, December 5, 2009

Friends of Mick


Letters to the Editor


I'm responding to Avis Scaramucci's letter praising MAPS 3 ('A Vote of Confidence,' Nov. 25). Domer and Phil Scaramucci and their wives, Janis and Avis, apparently have a close working relationship...
 
Saturday, December 5, 2009

Inspiring children


Letters to the Editor

Doug Beall
As parents, we want our children to be healthy and happy. In today's world, the allure of video games and passive activities compete with the childhood we knew, and although these activities provide e...
 
Saturday, December 5, 2009

Learn from Dallas


Letters to the Editor

Josiah Daniel
A city's public investments are a reflection of its social priorities. Oklahoma City has a history of deliberately supporting highway-induced suburban sprawl and a car-dependent culture. With the poor...
 
Saturday, December 5, 2009

MAPS 3 and state


Letters to the Editor

P.T. Henley, Oklahoma City
Mayor Mick Cornett says if we pass MAPS 3 we will not have a tax increase. But if we do not pass MAPS 3 and six months later we pass the inevitable MAPS 4, will that be a tax increase? Or, will our ta...
 
Saturday, December 5, 2009

State to suffer from mental health cuts


Letters to the Editor

Lindsey Vandeventer
I am a direct-care employee of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, working with clients at Norman Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center, one of the state's few public dr...
 
Thursday, December 10, 2009

Live local music is best


Letters to the Editor

Mike Lander
John Sebastian said there were 1,352 guitar pickers in Nashville, Tenn. Hell, so what! I'll wager that there are twice those numbers in Oklahoma that are at least as good as anyone playing in Nash-Veg...
 
Thursday, December 10, 2009

Equality and marriage


Letters to the Editor

Terri L. Miller-Simms
The failure of Maine to allow marriage equality is without a doubt an unhappy outcome for its LGBT citizens. Fifty-three percent of the voters successfully took away the rights of their fellow citizen...
 
Thursday, December 10, 2009

Wealthy are 'easy targets'


Letters to the Editor

Joan Stirlen
Kurt Hochenauer would have us believe the economic impact of the last two years has only affected the poor and middle class, hence his support of taxing the state's wealthiest citizens (Commentary, "C...
 
Thursday, December 17, 2009
 
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