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Oklahoma City Ward 2 Councilman, Ed Shadid, during the recent debate concerning panhandleing, 12-8-15, at City Hall in Downtown OKC.  (Mark Hancock)

As the Oklahoma City Council prepares sales tax and bond propositions, conversations continue about how best to spend the funds

As the Oklahoma City Council prepares sales tax and bond propositions, conversations continue about how best to spend the funds

Some want the money to fund infrastructure improvements, and others believe the money should go to schools.

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.

(Cover: Christopher Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: What can OKC do to prevent temblors from hitting within city limits

“The only people in the whole mix that say these earthquakes aren’t man-made and not caused by wastewater disposal wells are those directly in the business,” Reid said.

Stage area and park in front of the Civic Center Music Hall, 2-9-16.  (Mark Hancock)

City council begins planning OKC’s next general obligation bonds

General obligation bonds pay for infrastructure and renovation projects like road resurfacing, improving parks and building public spaces like libraries.

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Convention center hotel sparks debate

Questions about its economic benefit to the city surround plans for a convention center hotel.

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City of Oklahoma City conferring with large hotel chain

Dallas-based Omni Hotels & Resorts could be selected to build OKC’s convention center hotel.

First National Center in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

City approves more TIF districts

TIF districts provide city with development dollars and aid urban renewal efforts but leave some skeptical.

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City council passes anti-discrimination housing measures

New housing measures protect citizens against discrimination because of sexual orientation, disability, age and familial status.

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