Tag Archives: public safety

John George, president of the Fraternal Order of the Police, talks about plans to bulk up Oklahoma City's police force, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017

OKC’s September special election is a big moment for public safety spending

OKC’s September special election is a big moment for public safety spending

OKC’s September special election is a big moment for public safety spending.

Randy Entz poses for a photo at the City of Edmond Planning Department, Tuesday, July 18, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Edmond launches a comprehensive plan rewrite to help city leaders manage how the city will grow in the next few decades

Edmond launches a comprehensive plan rewrite to help city leaders manage how the city will grow in the next few decades.

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

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Chicken-Fried News: Ideal budget

The governor said the not ideal budget bill was not ideal days before it passed, and other lawmakers agreed.

Councilman Todd Stone talks about his new position at his office, Friday, May 19, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Todd Stone joins OKC Council, weighs in on bonds, MAPS, other city initiatives

“I am really interested in seeing streets get a shot in the arm,” Stone told Oklahoma Gazette during a recent interview in his office at City Hall.

Ryan Kiesel, of ACLU of Oklahoma, speaks during a press conference lead by ACLU and allies dounouncing legislative efforts to silence protestors, at the Oklahoma State Capitol, Wednesday, March 8, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Anti-protest bills could curb freedom of speech or provide protection in Oklahoma

House Bill 1123 would enhance trespassing laws, and House Bill 2128 would hold protesters and individuals or entities that financially aid them liable for property damage.

Demonstrators during a #NoBanNoWall rally at the University of Central Oklahoma, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local groups react to recent executive orders

Groups continue to promote diversity, unity and progress in the face of the recent political and community climate.

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Ward 1 candidates prepare for Feb. 14’s Oklahoma City Council election

Jonathan Clour, Chris Gordon and incumbent James Greiner are vying for the council seat.

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Civic engagement groups prepare for the next legislative session

Together Oklahoma and Let’s Fix This, Oklahoma! work to engage citizens in government.

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