Lt. Gov: Tourism is the front door to economic development.
It was another successful Legislative Session for the Chamber and its partners.
HB 2759, legislation to address an extensive statewide shortage of qualified software and cybersecurity engineers, has been sent to the Governor.
When Gov. Kevin Stitt signed House Bill 2423 into law earlier this month, a new-to-Oklahoma class of incorporation was created, called a “benefit corporation.” The legislation takes effect in December.
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.
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.
According to the Tax Foundation, Oklahoma has the second earliest Tax Freedom Day of all the states (only behind Alaska), March 30.
Gov. Stitt covered a wide range of topics at his first Chairman's Breakfast event last month.