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New pictures give the best view yet of Oklahoma City's streetcars

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

New images released Tuesday show Oklahoma City's first two streetcars outside the manufacturing plant where they are being prepared for shipment.

ATC Privatization: Congress risks national security and U.S. aviation

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Our ATC is the envy of the free world — the safest and most capable such organization on the globe.

Will Rogers World Airport sets passenger traffic record

Friday, January 12, 2018

Will Rogers World Airport set a record for passenger traffic in 2017, nearing the 4 million mark.

Tinker Air Force Base on fast track for hiring

Friday, January 12, 2018

Tinker AFB is looking for employees with a wide array of skills to fill more than 1,000 jobs.

Oklahoma business, civic leaders offer revenue, reform package

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Frustrated by a legislative budget impasse that has stalled state progress, a statewide coalition of Oklahoma business and civic leaders proposed a comprehensive solution Thursday that would increase state revenues, fund $5,000 teacher pay raises and alter the structure of state and county government.

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Board endorses Step Up Oklahoma Plan

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Chamber’s board of directors voted today to endorse a proposed plan to stabilize state revenue, reform government to increase efficiency, and raise teacher pay by $5,000 a year. The plan was developed by Step Up Oklahoma, a nonpartisan group of business, civic and community leaders.

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber sets 2018 legislative agenda

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Chamber’s board of directors recently adopted a legislative agenda for 2018 that will help local and state businesses thrive while sending a clear signal to companies considering relocation or expansion in the area that Oklahoma City is a great place to work, live, learn and play.

Oklahoma City's budget proposal calls for more police, firefighters

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Oklahoma City's 2018-19 budget adds 81 police officers and 39 firefighters, making good on a promise to strengthen the ranks in exchange for a ‘yes' vote on a quarter-cent sales tax increase.