Associated Press: Oklahoma City University Aims to Boost Civics for Candidates

Oklahoma City University is hoping to shorten the learning curve by creating a program for prospective city officials that gives a basic understanding in civics and local government. The Leadership & Public Administration-Municipalities Certificate program is for prospective City Council candidates and others interested in city government. … Topics include labor relations, communications, open records and open meetings laws, municipal finance, economic development and incentives, and ethics.

William Hickman