For those interested in economic development, creating jobs and boosting
the state’s economy, there was no better place to be Oct. 3-4 than in
Norman for the Economic Development Summit, presented by the Oklahoma
Professional Economic Development Council. Read more
Governor Fallin, the Department of Commerce and the Oklahoma Business
Roundtable, along with numerous economic development stakeholders have
joined forces to explore the issues that existing Oklahoma businesses
think are most important to creating jobs and strengthening the state’s
business climate. Read more
Oklahoma City is set to again benefit from the closure and relocation of
facilities and employees of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, a
unit of the Boeing Company - to the tune of a projected 800 to 900 jobs.
A drawback of military personnel and operations through cuts to the
Department of Defense budget outlined in Pres. Barack Obama’s 2013
budget will mean a net loss of 948 positions at Tinker Air Force Base.
It will inactivate the U.S. Air Force's 3rd Combat Communications Group,
also known as the Third Herd. Read more
The 14th annual Small Business
Day at the state Capitol will be April 30 in the second floor rotunda.
Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., and Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb will deliver
a welcome address at 10:30 a.m. Read more
If you think
C-SPAN only shows endless hours of debate and activity on the floor of the U.S.
House and Senate, think again. In a push to diversify programming, while still
covering every second of congress in action, the network began planning last
year for a series of historical features on cities around the country. Oklahoma
City made the list.Read more
The Oklahoma Aerospace Alliance will host the 11th Oklahoma Aerospace & Defense Summit & Expo June 4-6 at Embassy Suites in Norman. The focus has been expanded this year to include Oklahoma’s defense industry. Read more
Convenience store and gas
station chain OnCue marked its three millionth gallon of compressed natural gas
sold in Oklahoma on Nov. 29. The Stillwater-based company has 13 CNG stations
around the state.Read more