News & Updates

SQ 788 Opponents Organize

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Oklahoma will be voting on State Question 788 (usage of medical marijuana) on June 26. An official opposition group has risen up, urging voters to vote "No" due to vague wording on the bill.

ReadOKC Launches Second Annual ‘Get in the Game’ Summer Reading Challenge with Author Visit; Hundreds of OKCPS students receive free books

Monday, May 14, 2018

Oklahoma City Councilwoman Meg Salyer and children’s author Brenda Maier are challenging OKCPS students through ReadOKC to read 1 million books this summer.

Oklahoma City among top 10 best cities for building your savings

Thursday, May 10, 2018

How much do you need in a savings account to be financially secure? This isn’t an abstract question or riddle. The size of your emergency fund should be as familiar to you as your salary or your mortgage rate. Unfortunately, Americans simply are not saving enough. Despite low levels of unemployment, rising home values and one of the longest economic

Magazine ranks OKC district schools among state's best

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Oklahoma City Public Schools boasts four of the top five high schools in the state, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Oklahomans for Business and Property Owners’ Rights opposes SB 1212

Friday, May 4, 2018

The Honorable Mary Fallin Governor - State of Oklahoma State Capitol Building 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 212 Oklahoma City, OK 73105 Dear Governor Fallin: Oklahomans for Business and Property Owners’ Rights is writing to request your veto of SB 1212. We are a coalition of 50 associations, universities, businesses and law enforcement

Finished streetscape project in Windsor District boosts west NW 23rd corridor

Monday, April 30, 2018

Mayor David Holt and other civic leaders officially cut the ribbon Friday on the new streetscape in the Windsor District, a re-emerging retail and entertainment district in west Oklahoma City. The streetscape project included improvements benefiting drivers and pedestrians, plus beautification elements to complement the ongoing investment from business

WalletHub calls OKC the best large city to start a business in

Monday, April 30, 2018

Despite their reputation as startup tech hubs, San Francisco and Boston aren’t the only cities where startups can shine. In fact, they’re not even among the best. A new report from personal finance website WalletHub crunched the numbers and found they don’t even crack the top 20, when it comes to the best large U.S. cities to start a

OKC convention center construction bids beat estimate

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Bids to build Oklahoma City's new MAPS 3 convention center came in substantially below budget Wednesday, clearing the way for the complex to open by summer 2020.