The second White House Tribal Summit aimed to expand tribal access to federal funding through an executive order signed by President Biden today. Comanche Chairman Mark Woomavovah was at the summit in D.C., and says they discussed progress made by tribes since the first summit last year.
“The majority of the money that comes into our community goes to our partners in the community in order for it to be advantageous for them to place people boots on the ground within our community and employ and hire people right here at home,”
“We would love to be able to work together with the council and try to figure our some resolutions that we can help those who are out there who need it, but also try to figure out a way to get that crime element off the streets to to help the rest of the citizens.”
This is the live blog of Lawton City Council for the Dec. 5, 2023 meeting. All city council members except for Ward 2 member, Kelly Harris, Ward 6 member, Robert Weger, and Mayor Stan Booker were present at the start of the meeting.
The City of Altus created some uproar on social media with one of their posts, that post rescinding a decision to select Dan Goodson the third as the Grand Marshall in the annual Christmas parade this year - however, it wasn't their choice to begin with.