Publications

 

2017 Economic, Fiscal and Employment Effects of Health Care Modernization in Oklahoma

The State Chamber of Oklahoma Research Foundation report depicts three illustrative scenarios for a plan to increase affordable private health insurance options for Oklahomans and examines the potential economic, employment and budgetary effects of each initiative.The report demonstrates that Oklahoma could significantly boost our economy and decrease the unfunded mandate on the health care industry that is uncompensated care by directing federal funds to private insurance plans for low-income, uninsured Oklahomans. Read the report.
 

2016 Economic Impact of the Oil and Gas Industry in Oklahoma

The importance of the oil and natural gas industry in our state has been reaffirmed through an updated report, Economic Impact of the Oil & Gas Industry on Oklahoma. The report shows that almost 150,000 Oklahomans earned $15.6 billion in wages or self-employment income from oil and natural gas activity in 2015, and that public education received $331 million in oil and gas severance tax revenue. Other signficant economic impacts are also identified in the full report and the executive summary. 

 

 

2016 Legislative Wrap-Up

The 2016 legislative session was one of the most challenging sessions for the business community in recent memory. The end result was more positive than negative, but it is already apparent that the next session will involve many of the same battles. Download the 2016 Legislative Wrap-Up.

 



2016 ACE Book

The 2016 ACE Book provides a snapshot of how Oklahoma is performing on key issues and economic indicators. Through insightful research and clear graphics, the Accountability for a Competitive Economy (ACE) Book 2016 clarifies where Oklahoma is thriving and where improvements are still needed. Click here to read more.

 

 

2016 Legislative Agenda

Drafted my our member committees and approved by our Board of Directors, our 2016 Legislative Agenda is aggressive in its call for policies that will continue to attract jobs and capital investment to Oklahoma. Click on the image to the left for a summary of some of our most important issues. 

 

 

 

 

2015 Wind Energy Impacts in Oklahoma 

In the past 12 years, Oklahoma has grown from having no utility-scale wind energy capacity to now
having nearly 4,000 megawatts of capacity, making it the fourth-largest wind energy state in the
United States.Click here to read more.

 

 

 

 

 

2015 Legislative Wrap-Up

2015 Legislative Wrap-Up Report cover photo

Now that the legislative session is complete for 2015, we have finalized our summary of the session and how it impacted businesses in Oklahoma. Click the picture for the full report (.pdf)

 

 

 

 

Retail Minded Magazine

Retail Minded magazine cover photoThe State Chamber of Oklahoma is proud to serve as the voice for Oklahoma retailers through our Retail Federation. As such, we are pleased to announce a new partnership with Retail Minded magazine. As a valued member of the State Chamber, we are delighted to provide you with the current issue of Retail Minded.

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Ad Valorem Tax Exemption Study

2014 Ad Valorem Study Cover Photo

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2015 ACE Book

2015 ACE Book Cover PhotoSee how Oklahoma compares nationally.
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New Legislator Directory

2015 New Legislator Director Cover Photo

We have compiled bios, photos and contact information for all of the new legislators in the 2015 freshman class - the largest incoming class since term limits took effect. The booklet also features a calendar with the known legislative dates and deadlines along with bios for the State Chamber's lobbying team. (click picture for PDF)

 

 

 

 

Economic Impact of the Oklahoma Manufacturing Sector

The State Chamber Research Foundation commissioned a study of manufacturing in the state by Southwestern Oklahoma State University's Center for Economic and Business Development. This year, it includes a breakdown by region of the state as well. Click here to download the PDF of the report.

 

 

 

 

 

Economic Assessment of Oil & Gas Tax Policy

Economic Assessment of OIl & Gas Tax Policy in OK Cover photo

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2014 ACE Book

2014 ACE Book Cover photoThe State Chamber Research Foundation publishes the Accountability For A Competitive Economy (ACE) book each year to keep you informed as to where Oklahoma ranks nationally.

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Retail Minded Magazine

Retail Minded Winter 2014 Issue Cover PhotoThe State Chamber of Oklahoma is proud to serve as the voice for Oklahoma retailers through our Retail Federation. As such, we are pleased to announce a new partnership with Retail Minded magazine. As a valued member of the State Chamber, we are delighted to provide you with the current issue of Retail Minded.

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Retail Minded Magazine

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Oklahoma Public Higher Education: Economic and Social Impacts

OK Public Higher Education: Economic and Social Impacts

This report was released in 2013 by the State Chamber Research Foundation.

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