The Oklahoman
By Rick M. Greenland and William Crum



Oklahoma City got a cool reception at the state Capitol to ideas for revising legislation to complete the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum.

The city has six weeks to decide whether to accept the Legislature's proposal, passed last year, to have the city operate the museum once it opens.

The state is offering to borrow $25 million to help complete construction. Terms include revenue sharing and a new authority to oversee state-issued bonds.

City Manager Jim Couch said last week that city leaders want to roll back the revenue-sharing provision. And the bonds could be overseen by an existing state entity, he said.


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