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Read the latest edition of the POINT! Newsletter

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

The July issue of The Point! is available online, with stories covering the region's aerospace industry, the Chamber's scorecard for the 2016 legislative session and more. 

Oklahoma plays oversized role at major biotechnology convention

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The 2016 BIO International Convention set a record for partnering meetings — 35,700 in four intense days. Numerous biotechnology entrepreneurs from Oklahoma were right in the thick of all that business-building activity. A short refresher on BIO International — it is the global event for biotechnology. BIO 2016, held earlier this month,

Be informed and vote on June 28

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Now is the time to get informed on candidates who will help continue the positive momentum in Greater Oklahoma City.

Chamber achieves 2016 legislative priorities

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Despite the challenges of the state’s $1.3 billion budget shortfall, the Chamber achieved almost all of its legislative priorities during the 2016 session. 

HJR 1009 "Strict Scrutiny" constitution change shifts power from citizens and gives it to courts

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

MEMBER ALERT: Business owners and managers in Oklahoma need to call members of a conference committee considering final language for HJR1009. The Chamber engaged attorney Robert McCampbell to provide a review of the possible effects of HJR 1009 should it become law. Among other possible negative effects, McCampbell notes the following:

Chamber joins coalition to oppose HJR 1009 and HB 3098

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is part of a broad coalition united against two bills that would have disastrous effects on income-producing events and entities in Oklahoma.

Google X, Louisville mayor, and local projects featured at Mayor’s Development Roundtable

Monday, May 2, 2016

Join Mayor Mick Cornett at the 15th annual Mayor’s Development Roundtable from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, May 13 at the Cox Convention Center.  Registration is $95 per person. Those interested can register online at www.okc.gov/planning/roundtable.

Oklahoma City Schools Compact issues statement on superintendent

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education, district leadership, educators and community worked together for many months developing the vision laid out in The Great Commitment. The Oklahoma City Schools Compact and its members stand ready to help continue the positive momentum and direction resulting from this planning process. Acting Superintendent Aurora Lora will continue the positive momentum that exists in the district and allow for engaged work on challenges and emerging opportunities.