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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Farley

Debating diversity and ward expansion


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Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Councilman Pete White wants to increase the number of wards so minorities can enter local political races on a “level playing field.”
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Marijuana rally scheduled Wednesday


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Tim Farley
Medical marijuana supporters will rally at the State Capitol 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12 as part of a movement to reform the state’s strict pot laws.
 
Monday, February 10, 2014

Prohibition, not pot, is the problem

At least, so say many proponents of legalizing marijuana


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Tim Farley
Keeping marijuana an illegal substance does nothing more than help drug dealers recruit children into a culture that takes advantage of them and their vulnerability, a former undercover narcotics agent said.
 
Monday, February 10, 2014

Fair play?

Ward expansion would help better represent the city’s minority populations, say some Oklahoma City Council members.


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Tim Farley
Pete White might feel like the Lone Ranger in a movement to create opportunities for minorities wanting to serve on the Oklahoma City Council.
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

UPDATE: Arts consolidation bill approved in committee

Future of the groups is still uncertain.


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Jennifer Chancellor and Tim Farley

UPDATE: At a Thursday committee hearing, House Bill 3028 passed with a vote of 6-5, meaning that a proposal to consolidate the Oklahoma Arts Council and Oklahoma History Center with the Tourism, History and Cultural Department may go up for a full vote in the House at any time.

Voting was closer than expected and broke party lines.
 
Thursday, February 27, 2014
 
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