Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Legislature is well on its way to passing Senate Bill 809, which would limit local power to regulate oil and gas drilling. In Texas, Senate Bill 343 would end "home rule" on many issues, fracking included.
Apr 28, 2015   NewsOK
Accompanied by images of a partially demolished building, P.J. Lassek reports on Tulsa's conflict between encouraging development and providing parking amenities.
Apr 3, 2012   Tulsa World
Oklahoma City Mayor, Mick Cornett, discusses the powerful role cities play in job creation and economic stability.
Jan 23, 2012   NPR-Morning Edition
Numerous projects and economic development efforts have brought newfound attention to downtown Oklahoma City over the last year. Now locals are wondering if the pace can continue.
Jan 5, 2012   The Oklahoman
A new report from the Federal Housing Finance Agency says that U.S. counties with a significant number of jobs in the energy sector have seen a rise in home prices that is unusual in this recession.
Dec 3, 2011   The Oklahoman
One rider calls it "the worst transit system I have ever seen..." The Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority hopes to make it better with more regular buses and a rapid transit system.
Sep 20, 2011   Tulsa World
Internet search giant Google has announced plans for the long-term purchase of power produced by a 100 megawatt wind power plant being built in Oklahoma.
Apr 23, 2011   Reuters
Most of the bullets made for WWI and II came out of the ground under Picher, Oklahoma. The minerals ran out in 1970, and the OK government bought out residents of the city to get them to leave. A handful of people stayed.
Oct 3, 2010   Wired
The National Main Street Conference was in Oklahoma City last week. Bob Phipps, a retail consultant, talks about what he got out of the event.
May 14, 2010   The Oklahoman
Despite the economic downturn, a new skyscraper is rising in Oklahoma City. A suite of street improvements are also one their way.
Feb 1, 2010   The New York Times
In the world of natural gas, Oklahoma City is ground zero. Sandridge, a large independent producer of natural gas, is parlaying its new importance into a $100 million investment in the downtown, complete with parkland.
Jan 31, 2010   Fast Company