Standing up for students

Open transfers and the companion real-time funding mechanism, top priorities for The State Chamber, cleared the final hurdles in the House and Senate this week, and the governor signed both into law hours later. Read More >>

State Chamber Urges Governor to Sign Education Reform Legislation

Two bills to help families choose the right public school for their children and ensure accurate funding have been sent to Gov. Kevin Stitt. Read More >>

Reform Everyone Can Agree On

The State Chamber is proud to support Senate Bills 155 and 957 by Sen. Brent Howard, which will bring greater transparency to the judiciary. Read More >>

State Chamber Praises Committee Passage of Open Transfer Bill

HB 2074 would give parents more power to choose the right schools for their kids. Read More >>

Pugh, Echols: Let families choose the right public schools

Too many kids in Oklahoma have exactly one viable option for school: the school they are zoned to based on where they live. We hope to change that during this year's legislative session by strengthening the open transfer system. Read More >>

State Chamber Endorses Public School Open Transfer Bills

Bills would help families access the right schools for their children Read More >>

Warmington: Open enrollment in public schools gives parents options

If the pandemic has taught us anything about public education, it's that parents and students need more options. In the coming legislative session, Oklahoma has an opportunity to change its one-size-fits-all approach by embracing open enrollment in public schools. Read More >>

State Chamber Announces 2021 Legislative Priorities

Measures would increase efficiency, transparency of state government. Read More >>

Lepak: A road map to success

The State Chamber Research Foundation in 2018 launched a strategic plan called OK2030. Th goal was simple, but not easy: to identify the public policies that would catapult Oklahoma from the bottom of the rankings to the top by 2030. Read More >>

Warmington: Increasing the power of policy research

Ben Lepak has accepted the position of executive director of the State Chamber Research Foundation. Ben will help the State Chamber find, develop and implement solutions to benefit business in Oklahoma, which ultimately serves all our citizens' needs. Read More >>