Oklahoma County is in the midst of a major overhaul of its criminal justice system, a journey that came as a response to the overcrowding of the Oklahoma County jail. Franklin County, the location of Columbus, has embraced criminal justice reform for similar reasons.
The board will make recommendations for City Council approval regarding priorities, timelines and other elements of projects to be funded by the temporary penny sales tax.
The Chamber's InterCity Visit to Columbus, Ohio, highlighted the ways that Oklahoma City can learn from Columbus's model of growth and success.
Much like Oklahoma City, Columbus has its own story of revival and reinvestment.
Since late 2015, the Chamberís Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Reform Task Force has led the call for smart and safe criminal justice reform on local and statewide levels.
The City of Oklahoma City has earned national recognition for its efforts to promote solar energy.
Oklahoma City residents are more satisfied with their community than most Americans who live in big cities.
In early 2017, M-D Building Products was awarded funds from Oklahoma City's Strategic Investment Program, which will help them invest $11.8 million in infrastructure improvements and add 105 jobs to their Oklahoma City plant.