News & Updates
Thursday, March 3, 2016
"We are shocked and saddened by the passing of Aubrey McClendon and join in prayer for his family," said David Rainbolt, Chairman of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. "The quality of life we have come to enjoy in Oklahoma City is due in no small part to his vision and generosity. Very few have the ability or the drive to change a community or state, much less the entire world as Aubrey did. In a way, this is an end of an era, but Aubrey would want us to build on his legacy as we look to the future. He belongs to the ages now, but we will never forget him."
Friday, February 26, 2016
The Associated Press recently featured Oklahoma City in its Essentials column, and the story ran in publications throughout the country, including the New York Times.
By Beth J. Harpaz AP Travel Editor
What might be Oklahoma City's best-known attraction is also a reminder of one of its darkest days: the Oklahoma National Memorial & Museum. The site
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
If you're new to Oklahoma City and want to know where to live, this week's posts on The Better Life Blog will help you. This blog, found on the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's A Better Life OKC website, is geared toward people who have recently moved to Oklahoma City, but it's also a great resource for anyone who wants to explore the community and state.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Roy Williams
For The Oklahoman
We applaud recent efforts that Gov. Mary Fallin and the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority have put into strengthening the state's roadways, specifically the news that central Oklahoma will see the Kilpatrick Extension expanded on its west side and a new turnpike built in eastern Oklahoma County.
The new eastern Oklahoma County
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Hear from experts about Tax Increment Financing (TIF) districts and what they mean for OKC.
Spurring development has been the goal of Oklahoma City’s TIF districts. At the next Chamber Forum on Thursday, March 24, guests will hear from a panel of experts who will outline the mechanics of this financing mechanism, the success they have generated and
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
OKLAHOMA CITY – The state Senate Finance Committee approved a bill Tuesday that would cut a tax credit for developers who restore historic buildings.
Senate Bill 977 would put a two-year moratorium on the 20-percent tax credit awarded to developers who rehabilitate a historic hotel or newspaper plant building, or any other certified historic structure. State Sen. Mike Mazzei, R-Tulsa, wrote the bill.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Take a look at the wealth of data in the 2016 Greater Oklahoma City Economic Forecast, which anticipates that low oil prices will continue to impact the local economy through the first half of the year. The forecast explores how the metro area benefited in 2015 from its economic diversity that offset employment losses in the oil and gas sector. Overall,
Monday, February 8, 2016
For some, it’s peace of mind. For others, it’s a commitment to excellence and a dedication to the lives of people served. CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities), International carries different meaning depending on whom you ask.