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Open Streets Returns to South OKC on Sunday, Oct 29th

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Open Streets returns to South Oklahoma City on Sunday, Oct. 29th from 1-5 p.m. along South Robinson from SW 29th to Wiley Post Park on the Oklahoma River. Come enjoy local food with healthy choices and activities with wellness tips from health professionals. Join us as we reclaim part of our busy streets for non-motorized activities such as walking, bicycling, running, skating and dancing in the streets. Our goal is to get more residents active in our parks and using our new sidewalks in Oklahoma City.

Thunder in Oklahoma City

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

NBA team owner Clayton Bennett and allied business leaders are at the forefront of criminal justice reform.

New courthouse symbolizes criminal justice reform

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Finished in glass, wood and stone, Oklahoma City's new municipal courthouse is a physical manifestation of an enlightened era in criminal justice.

Chambers play big role in facilitating ready workforce

Friday, September 15, 2017

To ensure a ready workforce, especially in times of expansion or relocation, one of the greatest assets to the business community is the local chamber of commerce.

Rethinking Oklahoma: State needs more technology-focused companies

Friday, September 15, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – Paycom Software Inc. founder and CEO Chad Richison wants more technology-focused companies to grow in Oklahoma. He said the more technology-related businesses a state has, the easier it is to attract others in the same field.

OKC police chief: 'We're just putting fewer people in jail'

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Fewer people are expected to head to jail in the coming months as local law enforcement and the courts continue to look for ways to reduce overcrowding.

Faith in OKC city leaders evident in election results

Thursday, September 14, 2017

OKLAHOMA City voters who went to the polls Tuesday showed their faith in city leaders and their support for local law enforcement. Passage of the long list of items on the ballot is good news for the city.

Discussions on the county jail and criminal justice reform continue

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Two years ago, when the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber assembled a task force of business leaders, local government officials and law enforcement stakeholders, a new approach emerged for addressing the issues plaguing the jail.