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OKG Newsletter


Topic: David Greenwell

You better vote Tuesday!

The quality of our city government is in peril.


Commentary

Bill Bleakley
Oklahoma City’s incredible record of accomplishments during the past decade could be jeopardized by the outcome of the Oklahoma City Council election on Tuesday.
 
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Walters only incumbent defeated in Oklahoma City Council elections

Swinton and Shadid set for a runoff


News

Clifton Adcock
Two incumbents in the Oklahoma City Council election Tuesday retained their seats, while a third was ousted, and a fourth race is headed to an April 5 runoff.
 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Don’t count out the tea party

The average Oklahoman aligns more with the tea party philosophy of limited government and lower taxes.


Commentary

Kyle D. Loveless
In the recent Oklahoma City Council elections, all of the candidates aligned with the tea party movement lost. Critics, news pieces and bloggers across the metro and state were using these losses as a setback or high-water mark of how much influence the tea party folks have in Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Shadid’s surge

Ed Shadid defeats Charlie Swinton in OKC’s Ward 2 runoff election


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City spinal surgeon Ed Shadid came out on top in Tuesday’s Ward 2 Oklahoma City Council runoff election.
 
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

‘Line in the sand’

Riddled by conflict and animosity, the Oklahoma City Council rejected a deferral process proposed by a targeted councilman.


News

Clifton Adcock
A measure by two Oklahoma City Council members creating a standard for deferring council agenda items was narrowly shot down at the Aug. 2 meeting.
 
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

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

Streetcar route passes City Council vote after contentious debate


News

Tim Farley
After a contentious meeting, a divided Oklahoma City Council approved a recommended framework of the MAPS 3 streetcar route. Five voted for and three against.
 
Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Million-dollar members

OKC council chooses which projects are most important with $1 million discretionary spending programs.


News

Tim Farley
If Oklahoma City Council members had a million bucks to spend any way they’d like, it turns most of them would (and will) improve public transit, roads and develop a needed “quiet zone” in downtown Oklahoma City.
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
 
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