Tag Archives: Economic Development Trust

Flying high

Earlier action is expected for an incentives package involving 550 Boeing jobs already coming to OKC from Long Beach, Calif. In March, the city’s Economic Development Trust will likely receive Boeing’s application for the second part of that incentives package. Boeing announced Jan. 4 that it will close its Wichita facility, which employs about 2,160

Necessary revisions

The Oklahoma City Economic Development Trust unanimously passed a measure adjusting the budget from the original $175 million to around $157.5 million. The revised budget was to go before the City Council at its Dec. 20 meeting. Oklahoma Gazette first reported in November that the scale of Project 180 was to be reduced, possibly eliminating

Necessary revisions

The Oklahoma City Economic Development Trust unanimously passed a measure adjusting the budget from the original $175 million to around $157.5 million. The revised budget was to go before the City Council at its Dec. 20 meeting. Oklahoma Gazette first reported in November that the scale of Project 180 was to be reduced, possibly eliminating

Crossed wires

Shadid said he plans on introducing the measure in place of a joint resolution that was considered and deferred at the May 31 council meeting. That resolution would have required certain contracts be subject to at least three public meetings before eligible for a vote. Councilman Pete White spoke in support of the majority of

Overcoming Momentum’s legacy

Federal law shielded disclosure of contributor names. Many became alarmed about secret committees influencing election outcomes, including this writer. This organization’s basic tactic was fear — fear that a candidate was too liberal, too conservative or not conservative or liberal enough. The bitter election is over, but Momentum’s legacy finds a present home in some

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