Hospitals are businesses. While some people view health care delivery as a governmental service like education or public safety, health care is a business. It's the largest private industry in the state, employing approximately one out of 10 Oklahomans. This is especially true in rural Oklahoma where health care is often the largest employer.

Bill modernizes tax code, treats all retailers the same

Oklahoma City (April 21, 2016) – A bill that removes a disincentive to shop locally received Senate approval today, placing it one step away from heading to the governor for her signature. House Bill 2531 closes a loophole in Oklahoma’s sales tax law so that Oklahoma retailers...

Jay Moon says incentives are important, but have to be structured properly

Oklahoma City (April 19, 2016) – The independent commission created to assess Oklahoma’s tax credits and incentives heard from a nationally recognized expert in the field of economic development today. Mississippi Manufacturers Association President & CEO Jay Moon told the commission that companies...

Later this week, hundreds of Oklahomans will go to the state Capitol to take part in the ultimate act of a democratic republic: running for office. Having taken that plunge myself several times, I know it’s not a decision to be taken lightly.

Oklahoma City (April 18, 2016) – The State Chamber of Oklahoma is pleased to announce new additions to its Board of Directors. Board members approve the policy agenda drafted by committees of State Chamber members and choose their leadership. The board is made up of proven leaders in their respective industries who will continue to strengthen the...


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