Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The Oklahoma Senate passed SB 1062, landmark workers’ compensation reform legislation, by a vote of 35-12 today. The bill, which was approved by the House last week by a vote of 74-24, will change Oklahoma’s current adversarial system to an administrative system, a revision that is expected to produce approximately $250 million in annual savings for Oklahoma companies.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Residents familiar with the brands offered at a Nordstrom store can soon find many of those products and more at Nordstrom Rack, opening in fall 2013.
Monday, March 4, 2013
On Wednesday, Feb. 27, Von Maur Department Store announced it signed a contract to open its first Oklahoma City location in a 150,000-square-foot store at Quail Springs Mall in north Oklahoma City in Fall 2014. The announcement of this store, which will eventually employ 150 to 175 Oklahomans, supports the ongoing growth in the Memorial Corridor and Quail Springs Mall area.
Friday, February 22, 2013
Overhauling Oklahoma’s workers’ compensation court and replacing it with an administrative system has the support of the governor.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Governor Mary Fallin today called for complete overhaul of Oklahoma's workers compensation system and a move away from our adversarial system towards an administrative system. The comments came during the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Chairman’s Event at Oklahoma Christian University.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Amber Egnor Martin, senior business development manager at the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, has been selected as a winner in the economic development profession’s “40 Under 40” awards, the first-ever awards program recognizing young talent in the economic development profession.
Friday, January 25, 2013
A list of positive economic and quality-of-life rankings from various national publications was recited Thursday by Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett to a record crowd at the annual State of the City address.
About 1,500 attendees, including visiting delegations from Lafayette, La., and Midland, Texas, gathered for the address, which was hosted by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and doubles as a fundraiser for the organization.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber will push for major changes to the state’s workers’ compensation system, completion of the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma City and responsible changes to the state’s income tax.