Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa City Council will meet in a special session on Tuesday. The lawmakers will be discussing ways to save the city money.
With sales tax revenue shortages growing, the city is looking at a five-to-six million dollar shortfall. That will mean additions cuts and possible lay-offs and more furlough days for city workers. Workers are already off eight days this budget year with out pay.
The special session begins at 11:30 tomorrow morning. KWGS News will be there.
Tulsa, OK – A large portion of the two-billion gallon Lake Yahola water reservoir is Tulsa is dry ground. That is because the City-of-Tulsa is undertaking a major renovation project at the city's oldest water reservoir near Tulsa's Mohawk Park.
The $820-thousand project got underway earlier this month. Crossland Heavy Construction is the contractor and the work should take five months.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Lawmaker gets OK to bring gun to state Capitol
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A retired state trooper who now serves in the statehouse says he occasionally carries his gun to the Capitol after he received threatening phone calls at home.
Oklahoma law prohibits people even those with valid concealed handgun licenses from entering state buildings while armed. However, exceptions are in place for active and retired law enforcement officers, like Rep. Mike Christian, a Republican from Oklahoma City.