On Saturday, Phillip Evans, President of the Tulsa Fraternal Order of Police, issued a press release challenging the presentation I made to the City Council on Thursday, June 18th concerning the City's budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1. I found the content disturbing, especially considering the importance and sensitivity of Public Safety to the community.
Tulsa, OK – Over a dozen downtown property owners are going to court to seek to stop the assessment fee for the new downtown ballpark. The class action lawsuit names Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor and City Finance Director Mike Kier.
Tulsa, OK – The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Ozone Alert for Wednesday in Tulsa. The hot, dry, windless weather is expected to continue.
Persons with lung or heart disease should be aware that increased pollution may cause them to experience adverse health effects. Ozone affects people differently. Learn your limits. Symptoms include chest pain, coughing, sneezing, nausea, headache and pulmonary congestion.
Denver, Co – Nichols requests lawyer in suit over prison food
DENVER (AP) Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols has asked for representation in a lawsuit against a federal prison, which he claims is causing him to "sin against God" because he doesn't get enough whole grains and fresh food.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) The Muskogee County District Attorney is seeking an investigative audit of the town of Webbers Falls.
District Attorney Larry Moore said yesterday his investigator has been examining the town's financial and government records and an audit is needed to determine the distribution of money that has come in since about 1991.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Haskell County commissioners want the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider a ruling that a Ten Commandments monument on the county's courthouse lawn violates the U.S. Constitution.
A three-judge panel concluded June 8 that the 8-foot-tall monument in Stigler is unconstitutional because its primary effect is to endorse religion. The commissioners are appealing that decision, asking the full 12-judge panel based in Denver to weigh in.