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Oklahoma City creating the “Power of Place”.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Two decades after Oklahoma City embraced a groundbreaking initiative that remade the city through a series of pay-as-you-go projects, another initiative is emerging with implications for economic development. In October, the Brookings I ...

Mayor of Moore man of many skills.

MOORE, Okla. — Glenn Lewis has served as mayor of Moore for more than 21 years. The “part-time” position requires a minimum of 30 hours each week in meetings, events or on phone calls. During his time in office, Lewis has helped the commun ...

Oklahoma poised for economic growth.

OKLAHOMA CITY — When Boeing announced last fall that it would move up to 900 defense and support-related jobs to Oklahoma City, it only confirmed what many economic experts were already saying about Oklahoma: The state is on a huge roll, and that mome ...

Enid’s 2015 promises to be one of its best.

ENID, Okla. — Enid has a diverse economy with a lot of weapons, and 2015 promises to be one of the best in the city’s economic history. The Enid Regional Development Alliance is working to pick up even more weapons, helping to make the promise a ...

2014 brought new jobs, new companies to Oklahoma City.

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber pursued its goal of increasing the economic success of Oklahoma City by recruiting new companies and assisting with company expansions in 2014. During that time, the Chamber successfully worked on 215 ec ...

Tulsa’s Future helps create Tulsa’s future.

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa’s Future, the Tulsa Regional Chamber’s economic development initiative, announced 6,192 jobs in 2014 and another 269 jobs were created by member companies of the chamber. More than 23,000 jobs have been announced or created wit ...

Oklahoma City continues its economic momentum.

OKLAHOMA CITY — As Oklahoma City and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber turn 125 in 2014, we can also look back and celebrate some of the economic successes the greater Oklahoma City area and state have had this year. You may have heard about Oklahoma’ ...