By being more intentional about the use of the jail, Oklahoma County has achieved real change in just a few years, reducing the average daily jail population by over 30 percent since 2015.
Congresswoman Kendra Horn was the keynote speaker at the Chamber's annual Chairman's Breakfast. She commended the Chamber for its work on criminal justice reform.
Broad-based support gives supporters hope for future criminal justice reform.
Since November 2017, the Oklahoma County CJAC has focused on implementing the six key reform recommendations made by the Vera Institute of Justice to the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's task force on justice reform.
This edition of the OKC Business Advocate discusses legislative activity on guns, a software/cyber engineering incentive, government reform, workers’ compensation and medical marijuana.
The 2019 Legislative Session began on Feb. 4 when Gov. Kevin Stitt delivered his first State of the State address to a joint session of the Oklahoma House and Senate.
The agenda will focus on enhancing Oklahoma City's business climate.
The big challenge is how to keep the momentum moving in the right direction.