More than 60 members of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber traveled to D.C. recently to meet with members of OK’s Congressional delegation, leaders from the Pentagon and the administration. Topics ranged from the budget to defense, immigration and more.
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 Chamber relies on its members to engage with legislators and help move the agenda of Oklahoma City’s growth forward.
The agenda will focus on enhancing Oklahoma City's business climate.
The largest group of new lawmakers since statehood are poised to make their marks.
Oklahoma City is fortunate to host sporting events, horse shows and other public events each year, and these events bring millions of dollars to Oklahoma City’s economy. However, there has been a push recently to enact legislation that could severely limit Oklahoma City’s ability to attract and host large-scale, public events.