Chamber News

Tackling the region's talent needs

Monday, August 20, 2018

Each year, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s economic development team meets with hundreds of local companies.

Q&A with Tim Tardibono, Executive Director of the OK County CJAC

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Since 2015, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber has pushed for criminal justice reform in Oklahoma County and statewide. A key component of reform on a county level is the Oklahoma Criminal Justice Advisory Council (CJAC), an interlocal government council designed to institutionalize cooperation and planning for the criminal justice system in Oklahoma

OKC Streetcar system approaching launch

Monday, July 30, 2018

Recently, members of the Chamber’s OKC News Bureau got a chance to sit down with Michael Scroggins of EMBARK and Joel Garcia of Herzog Transit Services to hear about the streetcar system, how construction is progressing and where we’re headed as a future streetcar city--in addition to checking out a streetcar firsthand. Check out the article,

Chamber debuts “VeloCity"

Monday, July 9, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (July 9, 2018) – The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber today launched a new online portal, VeloCity, designed to share the good news about what is going on in Oklahoma City, with features on local companies and those that lead them, economic news, business locations, events, ways to get connected to the community and more. Oklahoma

Ruling makes it easier for states to collect online sales tax

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Municipal and state leaders have been voicing dreams of internet sales taxes for years, and the U.S. Supreme Court granted their wish on Thursday.

Oklahoma Shines on global BIO stage

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

About 40 Oklahoma companies joined more than 16,000 people from 74 countries at the BIO International Convention in Boston last week.

As the world’s largest biotech conference, BIO brings together a blend of researchers, manufacturers, investors and service providers in the areas of drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology, agriculture and cell therapy.

Oklahomans for Business and Property Owners’ Rights opposes SB 1212

Friday, May 4, 2018

The Honorable Mary Fallin Governor - State of Oklahoma State Capitol Building 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 212 Oklahoma City, OK 73105 Dear Governor Fallin: Oklahomans for Business and Property Owners’ Rights is writing to request your veto of SB 1212. We are a coalition of 50 associations, universities, businesses and law enforcement

City Council approves first Better Streets, Safer City street improvement projects

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Less than two months after Better Streets, Safer City sales tax collections began, the Oklahoma City Council has given the green light to the first projects.