Wichita Sets Hearing for River STAR Bond Plan
The Wichita City Council set a public hearing for consideration of the Arkansas River STAR bond project plan. Following the hearing, on May 2nd, the city council may elect to use STAR bond financing to help fund millions of dollars in projects.
P3 Plan Revs Up Stalled Oklahoma Highway
Oklahoma plans to complete an unfunded Tulsa highway project that's been on the books for 50 years with a seven-way partnership that would include an expected $100 million investment from the one private sector partner.
Muskogee Approves $45M Plan to Improve Water Infrastructure
City councilors approved a plan to address a $45 million backlog of "long-deferred maintenance" of Muskogee's water, stormwater and sewer infrastructure by making use of the state's Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund.
USDA Announces Funding to Improve Rural Electric Infrastructure
The Rural Development Deputy Under Secretary has announced that the USDA is making loans to electric cooperatives that will help continue to deliver safe, reliable and affordable electricity to rural residents, business and institutions in nine states.
OK Wind Development Behind Zero-Emissions Tax Credit
Oklahoma added almost 1,200 megawatts of wind capacity in the last three months of 2016 as it leapfrogged California to take third place among the states for wind capacity.
Tax Incentives To Be Reviewed in Gov. Fallin's Tax Plans
Reaction concerning Gov. Mary Fallin's plans for the state, remain mixed as members of the northeast Oklahoma legislative caucus begin to react and dissect her annual State of the State address.
House Panel OKs New Way for Big Firms to use Tax Credits
An Arizona House panel on Wednesday advanced a proposal allowing big manufacturing companies like chip-maker Intel to use millions of dollars of existing tax credits they can't currently cash in, despite concerns about the cost.
New Youth Soccer Complex Moves Forward With Help of TIF
The Olathe Planning Commission approved rezoning for a new youth soccer complex. The $27 million project will make use of TIF, industrial revenue bonds, and a community improvement district to help offset some of the development costs.