Chamber News

Green side of Oklahoma City revival catches notice

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Another anniversary hits this December when a quarter century will have passed since Oklahoma City decisively changed its course with the passage of the original Metropolitan Area Projects.

Innovation is creating a more diverse Oklahoma economy

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

We're making innovation history today in Oklahoma. In a hundred years when future generations look back, they will draw lessons from the products and solutions we are creating today.

Economy on Steady Path, 2018 Report Finds

Thursday, February 1, 2018

According to the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s 2018 Economic Forecast, the Oklahoma City metro economy is now on a steady recovery path, ushering in a period of growth after a slight downturn in the oil and gas sector. Oklahoma City returned to positive job growth in 2017 with about 6,900 jobs, or 1.1 percent job growth, being added during the year. 

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.