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.
Oklahoma City voters could deliver a $730.5 million investment for roads through a combination of proposed sales and property taxes
The bond referendum and MAPS projects would fund further infrastructure and capital improvement projects in OKC.
“They are trying to create and turn citizens against the environment and environmentalism, which troubles me more than anything,” Bridgwater said.
What do drivers want? Better roads and bridges! When do they want them? Years ago!
The Oklahoma government is considering more tax cuts despite an estimated $868 million budget shortfall.
“No one knows more about the neighborhoods than the citizens,” said Kristy Yager, City of Oklahoma City public information director.
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…
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…