This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and ACLU Oklahoma Executive Director Ryan Kiesel about Governor Fallin and other state officials visiting Europe to promote Oklahoma at the Paris Air Show as well as Germany and Italy and Oklahoma City inherits the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum from the state.
The trio also discuss plans to revive a bill forcing lawmakers to consider only the budget every two years and work by third parties to get candidates on the ballot in 2016.
Hear the radio version of Mayor Cornett's TED Talk here.
About Mick Cornett's TED Talk
Mayor Mick Cornett realized that, to make Oklahoma City a great place to live, it had to become healthier and cope with gluttony. He explains step-by-step how the city dropped a collective million pounds.
After failing to negotiate a purchase price with the owners of several lots west of Chesapeake Energy Arena, the Oklahoma City Council authorized city staff to file an eminent domain claim with a vote on March 18.The timing of the vote is one that Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid finds ironic.
From Los Angeles to New York City and Miami to Dallas, professional basketball fans face November without the NBA. The league keeps canceling games because of the ongoing lockout as players and owners squabble over future contracts.
Most NBA cities have other professional sports to turn to with hoops on hiatus. But some markets, like downtown Oklahoma City, only have one game in town.