The City Sentinel
Archive for: August, 2011

Mandatory odd/even watering program remains in effect, enforced


staff report Despite the odd/even rotation program implemented on July 20, the daily water demand continues to be extraordinarily high, requiring the City to enforce the odd/even water rotation program. Crews are issuing notices to those in violation. Fines are $167. City water treatment facilities pumped a record 202 million gallons to residents and businesses […]

Texas joins Missouri, Oklahoma and Georgia in historic health care compact

By Patrick B. McGuigan Senior Editor Joining three other states, last week Texas became the fourth American state to sign the Health Care Compact into law. The signature of Gov. Rick Perry brings the Lone Star State into an alliance that already consists of Missouri, Oklahoma and Georgia. In a statement sent to CapitolBeatOK, Gov. […]

When a credit is an offset, is an exemption, is a reserve, is a bailout: Task Force tackles insurance industry tax credits

By Patrick B. McGuigan Senior Editor   In a rare Friday afternoon interim meeting this month, members of a state task force looking critically at insurance premium tax credits heard from a wide range of industry representatives who more or less defended the status quo. Witnesses spoke in the face of often pressing questions from […]

HUGS” project produces enthusiastic response from community during “Blazing Sun Freedom Run”

COMM.HUGS.Follow.And they're off!

  Contributed by Sandra Leaver Signs of glory and patriotism reflected as The Hugs Project recently launched the inaugural 5k and 10k Blazing Sun Freedom Run sponsored by Chesapeake Energy on the morning of Saturday, July 9. Held at the Stars and Stripes Park in Oklahoma City, there was nothing short of excitement as kids […]

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