News & Updates

First streetcar arrives in downtown Oklahoma City

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The first of seven streetcars just arrived on Tuesday morning in Oklahoma City.

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. 

Better Streets, Safer City Citizens Advisory Board holds first meeting

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Read the release at okc.gov The 11-member Better Streets, Safer City Advisory Board met Thursday for the first time, making its first recommendations to the Oklahoma City Council about new temporary sales tax projects. The board will make recommendations for Council approval regarding priorities, timelines and other elements of the pay-as-you-go street,

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.

Aerospace manufacturer landing in OKC

Friday, January 26, 2018

Oklahoma is getting its first original equipment aerospace manufacturing company.

Governor Mary Fallin Announces Opening of Kratos Design and Production Facilities in Oklahoma City

Friday, January 26, 2018

Governor Mary Fallin today announced that Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, is opening administrative and engineering offices and production facilities in Oklahoma City. The offices and productions facilities will accommodate expected increased demand for high-performance, jet-powered unmanned aerial tactical and target drone systems.