OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma House's top Democrat says the chamber should vote on whether to provide funding to complete the American Indian Cultural Center & Museum in Oklahoma City.
House Democratic Leader Scott Inman of Oklahoma City urged the House to take action on Thursday, a day after the House Appropriations and Budget Committee approved a plan to take $40 million from the Unclaimed Property Fund to complete the unfinished structure.
Tulsa's river task force is still waiting to hear what it will cost to prepare the city's storm water system and the riverbanks for water in the river, but communities may be able to use a Vision 2025 surplus for some projects.
Three conservation groups today announced a legal challenge to force full protection of the lesser prairie-chicken under the Endangered Species Act. The move comes in response to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision last week to protect the highly imperiled bird only as “threatened” while providing special exemptions that would allow ongoing destruction of the birds and their dwindling grassland habitat.
Free Landfill Days for City of Tulsa utility customers are scheduled April 12-13 at the Quarry Landfill on 46th Street North, approximately 1-1/2 miles east of U.S. 169. On those days Tulsa utility customers can dispose of unwanted items at the landfill, with some exceptions as noted below.
The Quarry Landfill address is 13740 E. 46th St. North. The open hours will be 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. The landfill closes promptly at 3 p.m.