Oklahoma County

Lawmakers reject gaming compacts for two small Oklahoma tribes

BY: - October 25, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — Saying there were “significant fatal flaws,” Oklahoma lawmakers on Wednesday unanimously rejected a pair of compacts that would have allowed two tribes to offer gaming outside of their traditional boundaries.  Leaders with the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians and the Kialegee Tribal Town said after the vote that they were disappointed  […]

School leaders question proximity of potential Oklahoma County jail sites

BY: - October 9, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — The first Oklahoma County jail relocation in generations has raised questions and worries over how close a detention center can — and should — be to schools. Multiple school district superintendents spoke out in recent weeks as county commissioners considered potential sites less than a mile from school facilities. The three-member Board […]