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Recent announcements by aerospace companies prove economic development strategies working

Oklahoma City (October 16, 2014) – The past few weeks have seen two State Chamber of Oklahoma members announce the addition of hundreds of new jobs to the state in the aerospace industry. Boeing will bring 900 defense and support jobs to Oklahoma City over the next two years while NORDAM will add 300 jobs to its operations in Tulsa to produce engines for the next generation of Gulfstream aircraft.

“These high-paying jobs in a technology-driven sector show the...

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Advocating for business never stops at the State Chamber and the coming of autumn means we’re focusing on developing an agenda for next year’s legislative session.

For the first time, the State Chamber held meetings around the state to get input from local chamber of commerce officials, economic development...

Best bets for continued economic growth that will bring jobs and investment

Oklahoma City (October 7, 2014) – With Election Day four weeks from today, the State Chamber of Oklahoma is proud to release its list of endorsements for races in the state Senate and House. The bipartisan list of 32 candidates includes 14 running for open seats.
 
“Passing legislation that helps move the state forward starts with electing the right lawmakers,” said State Chamber President and CEO Fred Morgan. “We believe this slate of candidates will allow for continued...

Brings wealth of experience to Vice President of Membership position

Oklahoma City (October 6, 2014) – The State Chamber of Oklahoma is proud to welcome Karma Robinson to fill a vacant position as Vice President of Membership.

Robinson has extensive experience in the world of development and fundraising, having worked for non-profit...

Economic impact of manufacturing in the state expected to be over $60-billion annually

2014 Economic Impact of the OK Manufacturing Sector Cover PhotoOklahoma City (October 3, 2014) – To mark the occasion of National Manufacturing Day, the State Chamber of Oklahoma Research Foundation commissioned a study of the state’s manufacturing industry...

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