Chamber News

ReadOKC having impact on students

Sunday, January 28, 2018

ReadOKC is an initiative to promote the love of reading for the students of OKCPS and in our community and is the first initiative to come out of the OKCPS Compact.

ATC Privatization: Congress risks national security and U.S. aviation

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Our ATC is the envy of the free world — the safest and most capable such organization on the globe.

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Board endorses Step Up Oklahoma Plan

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Chamber’s board of directors voted today to endorse a proposed plan to stabilize state revenue, reform government to increase efficiency, and raise teacher pay by $5,000 a year. The plan was developed by Step Up Oklahoma, a nonpartisan group of business, civic and community leaders.

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber sets 2018 legislative agenda

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Chamber’s board of directors recently adopted a legislative agenda for 2018 that will help local and state businesses thrive while sending a clear signal to companies considering relocation or expansion in the area that Oklahoma City is a great place to work, live, learn and play.

Criminal Justice Advisory Council Formed to Continue Criminal Justice Reform in Oklahoma County

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Criminal justice reform efforts in Oklahoma County took a significant step forward today with the first meeting of the new Criminal Justice Advisory Council, an interlocal government council designed to institutionalize cooperation and planning for the criminal justice system in Oklahoma County.

Chamber leads coalition for passage of City of OKC bond and sales tax proposals

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber announced today that it is leading a campaign to promote the passage of the City's upcoming general obligation bond and sales tax proposals.

Strategic Investment Program adds more than 4,200 jobs to Oklahoma City

Thursday, July 20, 2017

To help employers add more jobs to the Greater Oklahoma City region, Oklahoma City uses its groundbreaking Strategic Investment Program (SIP), a discretionary incentive fund designed to help companies that are looking to expand or locate their operations in Oklahoma City. The SIP is modeled after the state’s well-known Quality Jobs Program in that it

Plans for convention center headquarters hotel proceed

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

On Tuesday, July 18, City Council approved a deal with Omni Hotels to develop a headquarters hotel that will support the MAPS 3 Convention Center.