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Sunday, May 26, 2024

Observercast

Observercast 39: Changing The County Guard

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If the last six months proved anything, it’s that “all politics is local” is no cliche in Oklahoma. Think how city governments acted boldly to curb the pandemic – imposing mask mandates – while the governor fiddled. Or how the rightwing majority on the Oklahoma County Commission bungled the spending of $42 million in federal emergency CARES Act relief.

In today’s Observercast, the second in our series of pre-election conversations with Democratic challengers, 2nd District Oklahoma County Commission candidate Spencer Hicks dissects the recent shenanigans by county leaders and offers a dramatically different blueprint for county government’s future.

Mark Krawczyk
Mark Krawczyk
March 9, 2023
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Brette Pruitt
Brette Pruitt
September 5, 2022
The Observer carries on the "give 'em hell" tradition of its founder, the late Frosty Troy. I read it from cover to cover. A progressive wouldn't be able to live in a red state without it.