Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa City Council votes to deny the mayor's reimbursement for a Washington D-C trip. The trip was made for by the Tulsa Community foundation and given directly to the mayor---by passing city council oversight.
The mayor plans to return the seven thousand dollars and will consult with the city attorney on his next step.
Oklahoma City, OK – Fallin promotes 'targeted' cuts in Okla spending
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov.-elect Mary Fallin says she will not endorse across-the-board cuts to state agencies as leaders grapple with a massive hole in next year's state budget.
Fallin said Wednesday after a chamber event in Oklahoma City that she supports "targeted, thoughtful reductions in spending" as lawmakers deal with an expected shortfall when they return to the Capitol in February.
Tulsa, OK – New research shows the Community School model in Tulsa is working. The data was presented in a news conference yesterday at the Roy Clark Elementary School. It was produced by O-U professor Doctor Curt Adams.
The goal of a community school is to unite academics with families, school and community to create a web of support that nurtures the development of children and adults.