The State Chamber recognizes three legislators at Public Affairs Forum

Sen. Brent Howard and Reps. Kyle Hilbert and Gerrid Kendrix receive Guardians of Free Enterprise and Rising Star awards at The State Chamber Public Affairs Forum. The State Chamber’s Public Affairs Forum is the first event in the state leading up to legislative session where Oklahoma's legislative leaders give a preview of their upcoming priorities and discuss the pressing issues facing business in the coming year. The State Chamber also unveiled its 2022 Legislative Agenda at the event. Read More >>

The State Chamber warns recently filed legislation, SB 1106, would harm Oklahoma companies

Senate Bill 1106 is part of a troubling trend from politicians who claim when asking for your vote that they believe in limited government and freedom, but when they get in office they start heaping overreaching government regulations on small business owners. Read More >>

The State Chamber signs letter to Congress opposing federal Reconciliation bill

The State Chamber, along with numerous local Chambers across the state, joined a chorus of national organizations opposing the federal Reconciliation bill that passed in the U.S. house this morning. Read More >>

The State Chamber applauds Governor Stitt for denouncing mandates

Currently, businesses have the flexibility to choose the best course of action toward the mitigation of COVID -19, to include vaccinations, as well as testing and waivers (including religious, medical and natural immunity). Read More >>

The State Chamber opposes the proposed budget reconciliation provision from the U.S. Treasury

The State Chamber joins the chorus of opposition to the proposed budget reconciliation provision that would require banks to report private customer account information to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). “The State Chamber will oppose any effort by the federal government to interject itself into the financial records of business and will be voicing its concern to the congressional delegation." Read More >>

The State Chamber opposes vaccine mandate announced by the White House

The State Chamber has consistently opposed mandates on businesses during this pandemic - ranging from essential business designations to masks and now regarding vaccination. Read More >>

The State Chamber Announces Newly Formed Council of Advisors

The State Chamber has unveiled its newly formed Council of Advisors to sit at the top of the organization’s policy development process. The select, invite-only Council will establish The State Chamber’s annual agenda that will focus on making Oklahoma the best place to live, work and grow a business. Read More >>

State Chamber Celebrates Passage of Legislative Priorities

As the legislative session effectively came to an end, The State Chamber thanked elected officials for improving the business climate in Oklahoma. Read More >>

State Chamber Calls Workforce Shortage Biggest Threat to Economic Recovery

The first step in solving Oklahoma’s dire workforce shortage was taken today when Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Oklahoma would no longer participate in supplemental federal unemployment benefits programs. Read More >>

State Chamber Applauds Budget Agreement and Tax Cut to Further Economic Recovery

The State Chamber and its members applaud a state budget agreement which will further Oklahoma's economic recovery. Read More >>