• City depends on increased sales tax to hire more police officers

    Published: June 22, 2017 By: Kateleigh Mills, The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Police Department is looking to fill 48 positions through a quarter-cent permanent sales tax this September. The department has had a hiring freeze for police officers since July 2016. The restriction is set to continue through fiscal year 2018 […]

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  • OKC voters to decide sales tax, bond measures

    Published: June 21, 2017 By: William Crum, The Oklahoman Watch Video A sales tax plan to pump money into public safety and street repairs is headed to voters. The Oklahoma City Council agreed Tuesday to ask voters for a quarter-cent sales tax increase, with a promise the money will go to hire more police officers and […]

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  • Oklahoma City voters will decide on tax increase

    Published: June 20, 2017 By: Lorne Fultonberg, KFOR Watch Video OKLAHOMA CITY — Voters will go to the polls in September, deciding whether to raise their own taxes to improve streets and public safety. In separate votes, citizens will decide whether to extend a temporary, one-cent MAPS tax and dedicate it to infrastructure over the […]

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