Environment, Education, Energy: Policy to People

“Bartlett, Smaligo Tout Vision2 at Luncheon”

Details were sparse, but the World’s Wayne Greene reports that “two of the campaign’s leading voices boiled the issue down to one word Thursday — jobs.”

The entire two-part, $748.8 million proposal going before Tulsa County voters is about getting new jobs for the area and supporting the jobs that are already here, Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett and Tulsa County Commissioner John Smaligo said at a luncheon speech to supporters at the Tulsa Press Club. Tulsa airport industrial complex manufacturers supported by Vision2’s economic development package have some 15,000 employees and support another 10,000 jobs in the Tulsa area economy, Bartlett said

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