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Innovating Oklahoma City, the urban way

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Oklahoma City is riding a national trend of urban areas pressing forward with economic development when state leadership falters.

 

Opinion: Proof of MAPS 3's success is evident in the progress

Friday, May 19, 2017

MAPS 3 continues to inspire civic pride through economic growth, cultural expansion and an improved quality of life. The $777 million project is a testament to the confidence our city leaders put in the people of Oklahoma City; the approved 1-cent sales tax that funds the projects debt-free is evidence of the voters' foresight.

OKC Schools Compact launches reading initiative

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Oklahoma City Public Schools Compact recently launched ReadOKC, an initiative to promote the love of reading for the students of Oklahoma City Public Schools district and in our community.

OKC ranked #1 on "2017's Best Large Cities to Start a Business" list

Monday, May 1, 2017

Looking at the top 150 cities in the U.S., WalletHub examined a variety of metrics including financing, growth rates, business environment/affordability and more and found that Oklahoma City ranked #1 as the best place to start a business.

Oklahoma aerospace credits poised to fly for another 8 years

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

A bill extending three specific tax initiatives designed to keep Oklahoma's aerospace economy flying is headed to Gov. Mary Fallin's desk.

Director chosen for American Indian Cultural Center and Museum

Saturday, April 22, 2017

James Pepper Henry, most recently executive director of the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, has been selected to lead the American Indian Cultural Center & Museum in Oklahoma City.

OKC waterfront becomes river of dreams

Sunday, April 9, 2017

The Oklahoma River is one of the best representations of the public-private approach to community investment that started with the passage of the original MAPS initiative in 1993.

Final plans approved for north section of MAPS 3 Park

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Oklahoma City Council voted Tuesday to approve final plans and specifications for the 40-acre upper section of the MAPS 3 Park, with a scheduled groundbreaking set for this summer.