Tulsa, OK – City offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, July 2 - 3, 2009, for an employee holiday and the first furlough day due to budget reductions for Fiscal Year 2010, which begins July 1. Also, the City Council will not have its committee meetings on Tuesday, June 30, or its regular meeting on Thursday, July 2.
Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY, June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) announced that its Oklahoma Natural Gas Company division today filed an application with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission seeking a $66.08 million increase in the utility's base rates. The company has not had a base rate adjustment since July 2005.
Tulsa, OK – Rival SemGroup factions meet in Delaware
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Rival groups seeking control of SemGroup LP have met to discuss possible reorganization plans for the bankrupt energy company.
According to reports, New York billionaire John Catsimatidis and SemGroup CEO Terry Ronan, who are vying in court over control of the company, met in Wilmington, Del., on Thursday along with other company officials, attorneys, bankers and unsecured creditors.
Tulsa, OK – Mayor Kathy Taylor announced today the City of Tulsa has reached agreements with the Fraternal Order of Police No. 93 and the Tulsa Firefighters Local 176 on contract amendments which will insure the City can meet the Fiscal Year 2009-2010 budget objectives, as passed by the City Council in a 5-4 vote last week.
Oklahoma City, OK – Conflict alleged in grand jury probe
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Legal wrangling continues over whether a former employee of the state Medical Examiner's office who resigned amid sexual harassment accusations can be made to testify before a grand jury.
Bixby, OK – The Kimberly Clark Company says it is laying-off three percent of its global workforce. That totals to nearly 1,600 people. However, the company says it will not close any of its plants, including its facility between Bixby and Jenks in South Tulsa County.
The lay-offs will impact non-production staff and salaried workers. The economy is catching the blame for the action.
TEXT of Company News Release:
Kimberly-Clark Announces Actions to Improve Organizational Efficiency and Effectiveness