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Tulsa-area leaders lobby congressional delegation on local priorities

Tulsa-area leaders lobby congressional delegation on local priorities

Tulsa World

By JIM MYERS World Washington Bureau

Published: 5/5/2010 11:10 PM
Last Modified: 5/5/2010 11:10 PM

WASHINGTON
— A group of Tulsa-area elected officials and business leaders met Wednesday with members of the Oklahoma congressional delegation to discuss transportation projects, the Arkansas River and other top issues.

In a daylong series of sessions with the lawmakers, key members of the group, sponsored by the Tulsa Metro Chamber, took turns briefing the delegation on the topics.

Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett identified completion of the Gilcrease Expressway as the group’s No. 1 priority.

On another major issue, Tulsa County Commissioner Karen Keith spoke about the need to address the receding shoreline and other problems with the Arkansas River... FULL ARTICLE

 

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