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OKG Newsletter


Topic: politics

Delayed reaction

A measure to amend the city’s nondiscrimination policy will be revisited at the Nov. 15 council meeting.


News

Clifton Adcock

The Oklahoma City Council will consider at its Nov. 15 meeting whether to add “sexual orientation” to the nondiscrimination policy for city employees, after the topic was tabled during its Oct. 25 meeting.

 
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Isn't it ironic


Letters to the Editor

James Nimmo
Regarding Clifton Adcock’s “Delayed reaction” (Nov. 2, Gazette):
 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Fans lose in lockout


Commentary

Jonathan Willner
There is no question that the arrival of the Thunder has been a boon to basketball fans in Oklahoma. Having wrangled roughly $180 million in subsidies out of the city and state, we find the main beneficiaries of this largess at odds with each other.
 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

GOP candidate Childers wins Senate District 43 special election

Takes 60-percent vote in victory over Meador.


News

Clifton Adcock
Republican candidate Greg Childers defeated his Democratic rival Tuesday night in a special election for Senate District 43.
 
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Death to Elmo?

A Tuttle legislator plans to phase out funding for public television.


News

Clifton Adcock
An effort is under way at the state Capitol to shut down funding for the state’s public television network, the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority.
 
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

‘Business as usual’

The pending trial of current and former legislators is heightening awareness of political gamesmanship.


News

Clifton Adcock
The testimony presented at the preliminary hearing of state Rep. Randy Terrill, R-Moore, and former Oklahoma City Democratic Sen. Debbe Leftwich, provided more than enough evidence, according to a judge, to send the two to stand trial on bribery charges.
 
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Deep water

Regional disputes over water rights lead to state and federal lawsuits.


News

Clifton Adcock
The battle pitting the state and Oklahoma City against two American Indian tribes and a number of southeastern Oklahoma residents might soon take an unprecedented turn in state legal history.
 
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Enough, already!


Letters to the Editor

Tom Furlong
The Dems see a single woman with a baby and give her a government stipend.
 
Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Time for full disclosure


Commentary

Bill Bleakley
Last Saturday was the second anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision permitting unlimited spending by individuals, corporations and labor unions to conduct independent political campaign activities.
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Alternate route

After a recent denial for a federal grant, officials look to other subsidies for the city’s intermodal transit hub.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City officials are looking for other ways to fund improvements to the city’s planned intermodal transit hub after failing to win a federal grant.
 
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
 
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