Some councilors questioned Jack's fitness for office because of his previous statements and actions.
At least two city councilors have expressed concern about Jack's nomination to an infrastructure advisory board, citing past remarks about north Tulsans and COVID-19 restrictions.
No one question's Bob Jack's professional qualification. It's his statements and actions related to the presidential election, COVID-19 and other issues that have councilors taking a close look at his nomination.
While other states were painfully slowed by inefficiency and rules that seemed designed to inhibit progress, our state was fast, organized, accurate and verifiable, the editorial says. None of that need be sacrificed with a few important changes designed to continue public health protections for voters and protect the rights of all citizens to be part of the process.
Undaunted by Donald Trump's unsuccessful bid to secure a second term in the White House, hundreds of supporters converged on a south Tulsa park for the second consecutive weekend for a "Protect the Vote" rally in support of the president.
"All balloting in the future should be by mail-in, and it can be done securely, efficiently and without hoopla," said Broken Arrow resident Vickie Dodson.
A few hundred supporters of President Donald Trump and the Tulsa County Republican Party gathered at the LaFortune Park baseball fields in sou…
Tulsa County Republicans will have a #Drivefor45 "rolling rally" from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday.
"Reasonable Democrats with Oklahoma values will vote for Trump because they understand that their party has been taken over by the radical left wing," says Tulsa resident Bob Jack, who is the chairman of the Tulsa Republican Party.
The commission members voted to send a letter voicing their support for the mural on Greenwood Avenue to Mayor G.T. Bynum and the Tulsa City Council on Tuesday.
Bob Jack said he hopes the community can come together to find a legally acceptable resolution to the controversy.
More than 50 murals have been put on streets in cities nationwide, but only one has been removed so far over legal concerns like those raised in Tulsa.
By early Monday morning, cardboard cutouts symbolizing tombstones blocked the lanes of Greenwood bearing names including Terence Crutcher, Joshua Harvey and Joshua Barre.
In a statement Monday afternoon, the city said removal of the mural had been halted so discussion can occur with the property owner and impacted businesses who do not want it to remain.
Greenwood District community members voiced their support Sunday for keeping the "Black Lives Matter" message on the street during a small gathering outside of the cultural center.
Complicating the issue in Tulsa is the fact that the “Black Lives Matter” sign on Greenwood Avenue was never permitted by the city.
Celebrated Friday were the first tenants in the refurbished Hartford Building (110 S. Hartford Ave.) and the groundbreaking of an adjacent 50-unit, mixed-use project called 111 Greenwood.
Republican Jeff Boatman and Democrat Meloyde Blancett, both of Tulsa, were among seven House members appointed by Speaker Charles McCall to the oversight committee for the new Legislative Office of Fiscal Transparency.
Tulsans took home 85 percent of their salaries after rent, tying for the top spot with Lexington, Kentucky, according to BusinessStudent.com.
The store and its warehouse has generated 235 jobs and led to the creation of 20 new businesses in the year since it opened.
Community support is the critical key to filling needs that fall outside the budget for the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office.