Chamber News

Chamber takes position on Oklahoma state questions

Monday, October 31, 2016

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's Board of Directors recently voted to adopt positions on four Oklahoma State Questions. The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is opposed to State Question 779, which would permanently increase the state sales tax rate by 1 percent to generate $615 million a year for a one-time teacher pay raise, higher education, grants,

Read the September POINT! online

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

The September POINT! is now available at www.okcchamber.com/point

Superintendent says OKC district will overcome underdog status

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent Aurora Lora is predicting big things for a district that will have to overcome layoffs and less money for students to be successful in the coming year.

Forward Oklahoma City update: Return on investment

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

For more than 20 years, Forward Oklahoma City has been creative positive momentum for the region. 

Learn about impact of early childhood education

Monday, August 8, 2016

On Aug. 17 at the State of the Schools event, the Chamber will welcome James Spurlino, president and owner of Spurlino Materials and a member of ReadyNation, to discuss how investing in the first three years of children’s lives can ensure better success as students and as future members of the workforce. Spurlino has been an early-childhood advocate

Campaign to bring wine and beer sales to grocery stores begins

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Supporters of the effort to bring beer and wine sales to Oklahoma grocery stores kicked off a campaign to Wednesday to earn votes for the state question on the November ballot.

OKC region continues to build aerospace industry

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

According to the latest Greater Oklahoma City Region Aerospace Industry Survey and Economic Impact Assessment, the Greater Oklahoma City region serves as the center of aerospace activity in the state and continues to attract significant aerospace industry development.

"Yes on 792" alcohol modernization campaign forms

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

With the passage of Senate Joint Resolution 68, Oklahomans will have the opportunity to vote yes on state question 792 in November to allow the sale of wine and beer in grocery and convenience stores.

Today, Yes on 792 filed its ethics report with the State of Oklahoma and announced its campaign officers.