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Oklahoma City voters passed two sales tax proposals, including a permanent quarter-cent hike to fund city operations, specifically the salaries of new police officers and fire fighters. | Photo Garett Fisbeck

Oklahoma City voters set a course for infrastructure development over the next decade with the passage of two sales tax initiatives and a bond issue

Oklahoma City voters set a course for infrastructure development over the next decade with the passage of two sales tax initiatives and a bond issue

Oklahoma City voters set a course for infrastructure development over the next decade with the passage of two sales tax initiatives and a bond issue.

During Mayor Mick Cornett’s four terms, he has led the city through one general obligation bond program and the MAPS 3 sales tax initiative. Tuesday, voters decide whether to back the
2017 General Obligation Bond program and two sales tax initiatives. | Photo Gazette / file

Tuesday, OKC votes on Mayor Cornett’s plan for the city’s future

Tuesday, OKC votes on Mayor Cornett’s plan for the city’s future. The ballot includes a $967.4 million bond referendum as well as two sales tax propositions to address safety and streets.

Damaged roads on North Classen Boulevard, Thursday, July 6, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Sept. 12’s election will include propositions for improvements to infrastructure

Oklahoma City voters could deliver a $730.5 million investment for roads through a combination of proposed sales and property taxes

Kendra Horn, executive director of Women Lead, poses for a photo at Kasum Contemporary Fine Art, Wednesday, March 8, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Community advocate Kendra Horn seeks to represent central Oklahoma in the U.S. Congress

Horn wants to use her position to support middle-class families, strengthen access to health care, ensure quality public education and support small businesses.

OK County Commissioner Brian Maughan poses for a photo, Wednesday, May 31, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Mayoral candidates have begun to emerge after Mick Cornett announced he’s not seeking reelection

The race for Oklahoma City’s next mayor began to take shape after Mayor Mick Cornett’s February announcement that he would not seek a fifth term in office. Within days, State Sen. David Holt, Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan and political newcomer Marina Mangiaracina declared their interest. Those three remain as the field’s only public entrants

Stanley Hupfeld | Photo provided

OKCPS school board candidates prepare for Tuesday election

Budget issues, school choice, student demographics and teacher pay are important topics in this election.

Sheri.Dickerson_OK Gazette Dec. photo

Two candidates and an incumbent run for the Ward 7 seat on the Oklahoma City Council

T. Sheri Dickerson, Marina Mangiaracina and incumbent John Pettis Jr. will be on the Feb. 14 election ballot.

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