Tuesday, May 3, 2016
MEMBER ALERT: Business owners and managers in Oklahoma need to call members of a conference committee considering final language for HJR1009. The Chamber engaged attorney Robert McCampbell to provide a review of the possible effects of HJR 1009 should it become law. Among other possible negative effects, McCampbell notes the following:
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is part of a broad coalition united against two bills that would have disastrous effects on income-producing events and entities in Oklahoma.
Monday, May 2, 2016
Join Mayor Mick Cornett at the 15th annual Mayor’s Development Roundtable from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, May 13 at the Cox Convention Center. Registration is $95 per person. Those interested can register online at www.okc.gov/planning/roundtable.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education, district leadership, educators and community worked together for many months developing the vision laid out in The Great Commitment. The Oklahoma City Schools Compact and its members stand ready to help continue the positive momentum and direction resulting from this planning process. Acting Superintendent Aurora Lora will continue the positive momentum that exists in the district and allow for engaged work on challenges and emerging opportunities.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Roads and bridges that are deficient, congested or lack desirable safety features cost Oklahoma City motorists an additional $2,242 per driver annually due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays, according to a report released by TRIP, a national transportation research organization.
Sunday, March 13, 2016
The sale of First National Center, the most anticipated redevelopment project in Oklahoma City since the reopening of the Skirvin Hotel, is being delayed until June as the buyers await the outcome of an effort to halt historic tax credits.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
The Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced it has been awarded an internationally-recognized accreditation from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Here's something that I'd wager that most Oklahomans don't know.
Right now in Oklahoma, biopharmaceutical research companies are conducting more than 700 clinical trials of new medicines in collaboration with the state's clinical research centers and hospitals.
Of these trials, 487 target the nation's six most debilitating chronic diseases — Alzheimer's disease, cancer, diabetes, mental illness, autoimmune disorders and cardiovascular disease.