OKLAHOMA CITY – Logan County Rural Water, Sewer and Solid Waste Management District No. 1 (RWS & SWMD) received approval Tuesday for $1,000,000 in funding from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the District’s water infrastructure. Construction of upgrades and improvements to the water system will be financed by the Oklahoma Drinking Water […]
First month's collections for FY 2019 leave room for improvement
OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund collections in July were $449.1 million and came in at $9.6 million, or 2.1 percent, below the monthly estimate. This amount is $37.8 million, or 9.2 percent, above collections in July of 2017.
June collections come in just over 11% above estimate
OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund (GRF) collections in June were $626.9 million and came in at $63.7 million, or 11.3 percent, above the monthly estimate. This amount is $79.2 million, or 14.5 percent, above collections in June of 2017. Total collections during the 2018 fiscal year were $5.9 billion which is $381.6 million, or 7 percent, above […]
The school year is drawing closer and so is the annual tax free weekend.
Phase one is officially underway at the Guthrie Junior High School with restoration of the 94-year-old school building.
With less than one week remaining until voters head out to the polls, candidates continue to hit the campaign trail and raising money. The latest campaign funding dollars have been filed with the State for the local Senate, Representative and District Attorney races.
Leon Caldwell, Central Electric Cooperative Operation Round Up president (right), and Peggy Wolfe, Operation Round Up board member (third from right) presents a $1,000 check to members of the Coyle Christian Church to help purchase shoes for students at Coyle Public Schools, represented by Josh Sumrall, Coyle Public Schools Superintendent (second from right).
The Central Electric Cooperative Operation Round Up board recently approved a $1,000 grant to Coyle Christian Church to help with the purchase a pair of shoes for each student at Coyle Public Schools last December.
$64 million settlement agreement represents largest rate reduction ever for an Oklahoma energy utility
OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Mike Hunter today announced parties involved in the OG&E rate case have reached a historic $64 million rate reduction settlement agreement, resulting in lower utility bills for OG&E customers beginning in July.
Don’t miss the chance to save some extra cash this summer! Here are some easy money-saving tips to help you keep the summer fun going all season long. Mix and match ideas to create your own summer savings plan without sacrificing fun.
Total year-to-date collections at 6.5% above estimate
OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund collections in May were $497.8 million and came in at $82.3 million, or 19.8 percent, above the monthly estimate. This amount is $109.7 million, or 28.3 percent, above collections in May of 2017. Total collections over the first 11 months of the fiscal year were $5.2 billion which is $317.9 million, or […]
The June sales tax collections for the City of Guthrie increased nearly 10 percent compared to the same time last year.
The price for water will be going up for Logan County Rural Water District No. 1 customers.
All reporting categories indicate healthy growth in Oklahoma economy
OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund collections in April were $764.3 million and came in at $93.8 million, or 14.0 percent, above the monthly estimate. This amount is $152.5 million, or 24.9 percent, above collections in April of 2017. Total collections over the first 10 months of the fiscal year were $4.7 billion which is $235.6 million, or […]
Logan County Conservation District offers financial assistance to curb soil erosion and protect water quality
The Logan County Conservation District has announced Program Year 19 of the state’s Locally-Led Conservation Cost-Share Program. The state cost-share program began in 1997 with the goal of reducing soil erosion and improving water quality by providing financial assistance to landowners for applying soil and water conservation practices.
Washington, DC – The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Board Chairman, Jim Clifton announced the additions of Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond, President, Central State University, and Dr. Kent J. Smith, Jr., President, Langston University, as the two newest additions to the TMCF Board of Directors.
The May sales tax collections for the City of Guthrie was not the largest jump this year, but it was a significant increase.
Oklahoma Senate approves FY’19 budget giving education, mental health, criminal justice reform significant increases
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Senate on Wednesday approved a $7.6 billion general appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2019 that gives significant funding increases for common education, mental health services, child welfare programs, and criminal justice reform.
Economic recovery continues at slow, steady pace
OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund collections in March were $405.5 million and came in at $21.4 million, or 5.6 percent, above the monthly estimate. This amount is $53.5 million, or 15.2 percent, above collections in March of 2017. Total collections over the first nine months of the fiscal year were $4.0 billion which is $141.8 million, […]
Federal grants are coming to Oklahoma to make public transit services safer, more accessible and more efficient. In early April, the Federal Transit Administration announced that three Oklahoma grants were included in the 139 projects in 52 states and U.S. territories receiving grant funding from FTA’s Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program.
Guthrie Public Schools Board of Education extended the contract of Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson on Monday evening.