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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

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

Ralph Ellison Library, Thursday, April 20, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKC voters could go to the polls in September to vote on a bond referendum and a possible MAPS tax

The bond referendum and MAPS projects would fund further infrastructure and capital improvement projects in OKC.

(Chris Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Local impact! How federal decisions affect local lives and communities

“They are trying to create and turn citizens against the environment and environmentalism, which troubles me more than anything,” Bridgwater said.

Georgie Rasco, executive director of The Neighborhood Alliance of Central Oklahoma, poses for a photo, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Neighborhood improvement projects could be listed in a 2017 bond proposal

“No one knows more about the neighborhoods than the citizens,” said Kristy Yager, City of Oklahoma City public information director.

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Commentary: Spending to reduce debt

I want to agree with Oklahoma Gazette Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Chancellor’s May 14 statement on public radio that Oklahoma City’s investments in infrastructure help level the playing field between rich and poor. The MAPS accomplishments are revitalizing OKC, now the envy of hundreds of American cities. True, most improvements benefitted our downtown and the bankers and

TRON: Legacy

You know, 1982 was a good year for science fiction films. We got Steven Spielberg’s “E.T.” John Carpenter’s “The Thing” and Disney’s “TRON.” Of course, the latter two were relative flops, although ”The Thing” went on to sci-fi superstardom, while a cult of unapologetic geeks took “TRON” to its bosom. None have spawned sequels until

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