Oklahoma City

Opinion: Safer city, better streets on the ballot

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

You can't miss Oklahoma City's progress during the past three decades. Children can't remember living in a city without NBA MVP winners, a thriving Bricktown, spectacular libraries, an eclectic food scene, the Devon Tower and Olympians training on the Oklahoma River. But as hard as Oklahoma City has tried, street quality hasn't kept up with the rest of our success. It's been our residents' top concern on our annual survey.

OKC police staffing is near crisis, union leader says

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

A police union leader told leaders of Oklahoma City's business community on Monday that police ranks have failed to keep up with population growth, putting public safety in jeopardy.

Air traffic privatization would add $100B to deficit, says new analysis

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

President Trump’s proposal to privatize air traffic control would add nearly $100 billion to the federal deficit over the next 10 years, according to a new analysis.

Aerospace reaches new heights in Oklahoma

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

A study released Monday by the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission estimates the industries now are the second-largest sector of Oklahoma's economy, generating an annual economic impact of about $43.8 billion.

Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, Jim Thorpe Museum moving to Bricktown

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame and the Jim Thorpe Museum are moving to the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark where the legendary athlete's story will be shared with millions who visit the entertainment district.

FedEx, Amazon see OKC as prime location

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Amazon’s sorting center and FedEx Ground’s new distribution warehouse knocked on the city’s door rather than being recruited.

Cotton mill in Oklahoma City set to be demolished with possibility of housing, retail and offices

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Sooner Investment, one of central Oklahoma's largest commercial and retail developers, is working with broker Don Hayes on plans to convert the Producers Cooperative Cotton Mill south of Bricktown into a mix of housing, retail and offices.

Attracting New Industries

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

State leaders remain vigilant about making the economy more diverse and as business-friendly as possible.