News & Updates
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber released its legislative agenda for the 2016 session during its annual Legislative Breakfast on Wednesday. About 600 people attended.
Part of the Chamber's mission is to advocate for issues important to Oklahoma City's business community, and the Legislative Breakfast gives members a chance to hear from elected leaders
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Because of the efforts by a new Chamber-led task force to take a holistic look at the Oklahoma County justice system, the U.S. Justice Department has loosened its immediate pressure to fix problems at the Oklahoma County Jail, Roy Williams, president and CEO of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, told members of the Downtown Rotary Club on Tuesday.
Friday, January 15, 2016
If you're stuck for some ideas of what to do this month now that the holidays are over, check out this video from the Greater Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Plus, go to www.visitokc.com for plenty of other ideas for things to do this weekend, places to visit, restaurants and events.
Take a look:
Thursday, January 14, 2016
By Brian Brus The Journal Record
OKLAHOMA CITY – Residents deserve to feel optimism after a year of accolades and accomplishments, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett said at his annual State of the City address.
“I know there is a sense of caution in the air,” he told the room of about 1,600 without directly identifying the concerns of low
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
The food scene in Oklahoma City has transformed as much as the city has in recent years, giving diners a wide range of cuisine choices and innovative chefs throughout the metro. The recent VeloCity explores many of them and features videos that you don’t want to miss, including on “OKC’s Evolving Restaurant Scene” featuring Jonathan
Monday, January 11, 2016
From the January issue of the Chamber's newsletter, The POINT:
Will Rogers World Airport is pleased to announce that passengers and airport visitors will have the opportunity to enroll in the TSA Preü® program Monday, Jan. 11, through Friday, Jan. 22 (closed Saturday and Sunday).
TSA Preü® is an expedited security screening program
Friday, January 8, 2016
The discussion about Oklahoma City's streetcar project continues as the city continues the implementation of the latest phase of its Metropolitan Area Projects (or MAPS 3 for short). Here's a recent update about the project from The Better Life OKC blog, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's go-to place for those who are new to the area:
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Thursday, January 7, 2016
Recently The Chamber teamed up with VERA Institute of Justice to analyze and recommend possible actions that would increase efficiencies and improve safety within the Oklahoma County’s criminal justice system. Learn more about the formation of the Oklahoma County’s criminal justice task force and why this work is important to Oklahoma City in