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The race for Oklahoma County Commission: District 1 is heating up

The race for Oklahoma County Commission: District 1 is heating up

One county commission race is heating up with Democratic candidates campaigning two months before filing deadlines.

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

Shining a light on crime

Happily, Oklahoma County was ahead of this trend, and a new law will make our efforts even more effective and cost-efficient. In spring 2010, I joined with judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys to create a new program called SHINE. It stands for Start Helping Impacted Neighborhoods Everywhere, and it created a structure for low-level, nonviolent

Keeping CASA

Shannon Cornman Nevertheless, the Court Appointed Special Advocates organization, which helps abused and neglected children, in March received $50,000 in supplemental dollars from the county budget board. Of the eight-member panel, Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan cast the sole vote against the funding. “I am a strong supporter of CASA,” said Maughan. He paused and

What do the new Oklahoma County districts look like?

The Oklahoma County Commissioners unanimously approved new district boundaries Monday that moved several municipalities across more evened-out district lines, as no cities now are divided among two districts. At Monday morning’s meeting, District 1 Commissioner Willa Johnson and District 2 Commissioner Brian Maughan traded respective cities Choctaw and Nicoma Park (from District 1 to 2)

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