Oklahoma City


“We believe in a balanced budget”


“We believe in a balanced budget”

September 2011

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with Mick Cornett, Mayor of Oklahoma City – why Oklahoma City has lower unemployment than other parts of the US – the importance of government as an employer – what the rest of the country can learn from it.


“We believe in a balanced budget”


“We believe in a balanced budget”

September 2011

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with Mick Cornett, Mayor of Oklahoma City – resisting temptation to leverage – attracting large companies to the city – the shrinking role of unions.


“We believe in a balanced budget”


“We believe in a balanced budget”

September 2011

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with Mick Cornett, Mayor of Oklahoma City – project-specific taxes for infrastructure – city voters approve of higher taxes but federally voters don’t – the importance of balanced budgets.