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Streetcar work begins in Bricktown

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The future was on Mayor Mick Cornett's mind Tuesday as city leaders, merchants and others formally marked the beginning of two years of downtown streetcar line construction.

Taking the Chair: First woman chair of the Chamber lays out priorities

Sunday, February 5, 2017

To a casual observer, Oklahoma City seems to be doing pretty well as Rhonda Hooper assumes leadership of its chamber of commerce.

Hooper, the president and CEO of Jordan Advertising, is the first woman to lead the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber in its 128-year history.

Chamber leaders: Legislature should support justice reform recommendations

Sunday, February 5, 2017

As members of the Oklahoma Justice Reform Task Force, we believe any reforms to our criminal justice system should be fiscally sound, data-driven, and keep Oklahomans safe.

Missed the State of the City? Watch Mayor Cornett's full address here.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Missed the State of the City? Watch Mayor Cornett 's full address here. 

Video celebrating OKC's larger-than-life momentum released at State of the City event

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Chamber's new relocation video, packed with stunning visuals and impressive accolades, highlights and celebrates the tremendous change the city has embarked upon.

Read the January issue of the POINT!

Thursday, January 5, 2017

The January issue of the POINT! includes information about the 2017 Chamber legislative agenda, the criminal justice reform recommendations and more.

OKC's MAPS Is A Model Public Works Program

Monday, December 19, 2016

There have been numerous failures throughout the history of public works initiatives, with different major U.S. cities subject to bureaucracy, graft and poor design. And then there's the program in Oklahoma City. Since 1993, the state capital has pursued multiple stages of its Metropolitan Area Projects (MAPS), funding structures that have been credited

Greater OKC Chamber Task Force announces recommendations for reform of Oklahoma County’s criminal justice system

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s Criminal Justice Task Force released a series of recommendations today designed to ease overcrowding conditions at the Oklahoma County Jail and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the criminal justice system. The recommendations follow a year-long assessment of the various processes that affect the jail population, the decisions that drive these processes, and the costs associated with these decisions.