News & Updates

Oklahoma business, civic leaders offer revenue, reform package

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Frustrated by a legislative budget impasse that has stalled state progress, a statewide coalition of Oklahoma business and civic leaders proposed a comprehensive solution Thursday that would increase state revenues, fund $5,000 teacher pay raises and alter the structure of state and county government.

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.

Oklahoma City's budget proposal calls for more police, firefighters

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Oklahoma City's 2018-19 budget adds 81 police officers and 39 firefighters, making good on a promise to strengthen the ranks in exchange for a ‘yes' vote on a quarter-cent sales tax increase.

Design of 17-story Omni hotel unveiled

Thursday, January 4, 2018

The first glimpse of designs for the 17-story Omni to be built next to the city's new convention center shows the hotel will front the future downtown boulevard with restaurants and bars designed also to draw visitors at the future Scissortail Park.

MAPS 3 tax is anticipated to sunset with a $28.5 million surplus

Friday, December 22, 2017

The city is projecting a surplus of $28.5 million in MAPS 3 tax, according to David Todd, MAPS program manager.

Will Rogers World Airport On Track For Record Travel Year

Friday, December 22, 2017

Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City is on track to have a record travel year.

O’Connor: Skilled workforce needed

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Oklahoma City has an opportunity to grow our economy by increasing our number of skilled workers.