Mick Cornett

Business Intelligence Report
6:45 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Future Of MAPS 3 Convention Center Uncertain After Oklahoma City Drops Land Bid

The previous site plan for the downtown Oklahoma City convention center.
Courtesy rendering The Journal Record

Tuesday afternoon Oklahoma City leaders announced they would start looking for a new site for the convention center that's part of the Metropolitan Area Projects, or MAPS 3, proposal voters approved in 2009.

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Oklahoma News
8:38 am
Thu January 15, 2015

VIDEO: Cornett Touts Success, Acknowledges Bombing Anniversary In 'State Of The City'

Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett delivered his annual State of the City address during the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's luncheon Wednesday.

In the half-hour address outlining the city's accomplishments, Cornett said Oklahoma City is one of only three in the United States with gross domestic product growth of more than 3.5 percent in three consecutive years.

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Business Intelligence Report
6:24 am
Fri October 17, 2014

City Council And Planning Commission Hope planokc Will Cut Back Urban Sprawl

Urbanative Wikimedia Commons

On Tuesday the City Council of Oklahoma City met for a “rare joint workshop” meeting with the Oklahoma City Planning Commission.

They were looking over planokc - sort-of a guideline for growth over the 621 square mile community that’s one of the largest in the country based on geographic boundaries.

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Business and Economy
7:46 am
Mon September 8, 2014

VIDEO: Mick Cornett Describes Oklahoma City's Vibrancy On 'Meet The Press'

Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett participated in a discussion Sunday about how mayors in several major American cities are changing the way government works. Cornett appeared alongside Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and Tacoma, Washington Mayor Marilyn Strickland on Sunday's episode of Meet The Press.

Oklahoma City's Republican chief executive has advocated for tax increases in the past, and he told the show's moderator Chuck Todd residents differentiate between the type of government they don't mind paying for and the type they don't like to pay for.

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OKC Memorial Marathon
5:35 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

OKC Marathon Will Go On As Planned, Officials Discuss Security

Team Oklahoma Christian begins the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon - May 1, 2011
Credit Oklahoma Christian University / Flickr

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says there have been no threats or heightened security in the aftermath of a bombing at the Boston Marathon - but that senses are heightened.

Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett says there are currently no plans to call off this year's Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon - but said events will be monitored daily.

"Obviously this time of the year on the calendar is a heightened alert in Oklahoma City. It has been for 18 years," Cornett says, referencing the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. 

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