Press Release

Oklahoma City (April 28, 2017) – Today Gov. Mary Fallin signed House Bill 1693 into law, which reforms Oklahoma’s A-F school accountability system. Jennifer Monies, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Educated Workforce Initiative, served on the State Department of Education’s Oklahoma Assessment and...

Legislation aims to remove unnecessary federal burdens for small businesses

Oklahoma City (April 5, 2017) – The State Chamber of Oklahoma has signed a letter of support for Senate Bill 584, or the Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act. The letter, created by the National Association of Manufacturers, details the costly regulatory burdens small businesses face each...

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Oklahoma City (April 3, 2017) – The State Chamber of Oklahoma is proud to welcome Emily Shipley to its team of policy experts. She will serve as Vice President of Government Affairs beginning April 3.

Oklahoma City (March 27, 2017) – Since January, the State Chamber has added 10 new board members to its ranks. These dedicated business professionals will help serve as the State Chamber continues its commitment to strengthening the statewide voice of business in Oklahoma.

“A strong, active board is vital to the State Chamber of Oklahoma,” said Fred Morgan, President and CEO. “The Board of Directors provides valuable insight, leadership and vision to our organization and we are happy to welcome the 10 new members.”

The new board members are:

State Chamber of Oklahoma Research Foundation Announces Statewide Vision Plan

Oklahoma City (March 21, 2017) – The State Chamber of Oklahoma Research Foundation announced today a strategic vision and action plan to enhance Oklahoma’s national standing.

“Oklahoma is falling behind. Despite incredible people and resources, our state ranks near the middle or the bottom of many national ratings related to our economy...