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OKG Newsletter


Topic: politics

Do as I say

...not as I...collect federal farm subsidies


CFN

Gazette staff
There’s nothing like rank hypocrisy by elected officials to inspire confidence in one’s government. When people in control of the government start talking about how bad the government is, one begins to fall into an uh-oh-I-tried-to-divide-by-zero vortex in which self-awareness is nonexistent.
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Emergency functions

OKC leaders consider revamping the current arrangement for emergency medical services.


News

Clifton Adcock
The City Council is considering whether to continue with the current arrangement for ambulance services or turn the management over to the city or fire department.
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Tishomingo attorney, former mayor eyeing Boren’s House seat

Dustin Rowe considers entering Congressional ring.


News

Alex Ewald
A Republican candidate who has already made several strides in his local political arena recently announced his decision to possibly throw his hat in the ring for the 2nd Congressional District.
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

$30 million question

Will the substation transfer be included in the MAPS 3 convention center budget now that the location is changing?


News

Clifton Adcock
Preliminary cost estimates are out for all eight of the MAPS 3 projects, and the question of an OGE substation being moved using $30 million from the $280 million for the convention center funds came to a head during recent MAPS 3 oversight meetings.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

War on logic


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
June marked the 40th anniversary of the so-called war on drugs, but there wasn’t much celebrating.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Mapmakers

The redistricting of Oklahoma City’s wards is under way.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City is starting the process of redrawing its ward boundaries and will be holding a public meeting this month to discuss the plan.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Oklahoma AG likens anti-abortion struggle to abolition fight

'We should be fighting that the 14th Amendment says no person should be deprived of life without process of law,' Scott Pruitt says.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt likened the campaign of anti-abortion groups to the fight for the abolition of slavery on July 28 during the recent Reclaiming America for Christ event at the First Baptist Church of Moore.
 
Friday, August 5, 2011

'If Kern needs convincing...'


Letters to the Editor

Mack Paul
The Rev. Steve Kern (Letters, “Fuel for fossil debate,” July 27, Gazette) invites derision rather than serious rebuttal when he writes of “observable evidence that has convinced me that dinosaurs and man lived at the same time,” and bolsters the argument with assurances that he does indeed realize that the Earth is round.
 
Wednesday, August 10, 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
 
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