News & Updates

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.

Oklahoma City convention center construction begins this month

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Oklahoma City Council on Tuesday awarded a $168.2 million construction contract to Flintco LLC to build MAPS 3 convention center. Financed by the voter-approved, 1-cent MAPS 3 sales tax, the convention center is to open debt-free by June 2020.

Project Okie Foundation

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Mental Health is a crisis that needs to be addressed in our backyard here in Oklahoma. Sharee Wrice (President) of The ProjectOkie Foundation has personally taken on the challenge of Mental Health Awareness, Literacy, and Advocacy

Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in Oklahoma, Creating More Than 1,500 Full-Time Jobs

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Amazon is putting a fulfillment center in OKC. This fulfillment center will create 1500+ jobs (including 50+ managerial jobs) and should be up and running by the end of 2019.

SQ 788 Opponents Organize

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Oklahoma will be voting on State Question 788 (usage of medical marijuana) on June 26. An official opposition group has risen up, urging voters to vote "No" due to vague wording on the bill.

ReadOKC Launches Second Annual ‘Get in the Game’ Summer Reading Challenge with Author Visit; Hundreds of OKCPS students receive free books

Monday, May 14, 2018

Oklahoma City Councilwoman Meg Salyer and children’s author Brenda Maier are challenging OKCPS students through ReadOKC to read 1 million books this summer.

Oklahoma City among top 10 best cities for building your savings

Thursday, May 10, 2018

How much do you need in a savings account to be financially secure? This isn’t an abstract question or riddle. The size of your emergency fund should be as familiar to you as your salary or your mortgage rate. Unfortunately, Americans simply are not saving enough. Despite low levels of unemployment, rising home values and one of the longest economic