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OKG Newsletter


Topic: growth

Transit should be a priority

It is very difficult to have uncontrolled growth and a cost-efficient and effective transit system.


Commentary

Rick Cain
Recently, the Brookings Institute, a Washington, D.C.,-based think tank, issued a report that ranked the Oklahoma City area 84th out of 100 metropolitan areas in regard to serving its workforce transit needs.
 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

It’s getting better all the time


CFN

Gazette staff
Slowdowns in the state’s energy and government sectors led to weaker job growth in Oklahoma, but the situation is bound to improve in 2014, according to Oklahoma State University economist Dan Rickman.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Another convention center?

A petition has been filed to halt funding the MAPS 3 convention center in downtown Oklahoma City, which would cost an estimated $250 million.


News

Tim Farley
A citizens group led by Oklahoma City’s Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid plans to ask voters to prevent the construction of the MAPS 3 downtown convention center.
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Bright history, vibrant future

The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum has high hopes to bring in 250,000 visitors annually once the project is fully funded and built.


News

Tim Farley
Supporters of a partially built cultural center are confident tourists will come to Oklahoma City to witness an authentic, world-class American Indian experience once the project is complete.
 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Up and away

Will Rogers World Airport is set for a $70 million terminal expansion.


News

Kelley Chambers
U.S. Airways plans to add nonstop service between Oklahoma City and Charlotte, N.C., beginning July 2.
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Council offers tax incentives for two companies


News

Ben Felder
The Oklahoma City Council voted recently to offer tax incentives to General Electric Co. and Baker Hughes Inc. for new facilities expected to create hundreds of high-paying jobs. Baker Hughes will receive $850,000 and General Electric will receive $1 million, assuming each company meets job creation expectations.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

We’re No. 7!


CFN

Gazette staff
The U.S. Department of Commerce ranked Oklahoma No. 7 for average personal income growth in 2013, reported Cleveland.com.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Translating growth into opportunity


Commentary

David Castillo
Recently, there has been a lot of buzz in Oklahoma about all things Hispanic, and not all positive.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
 
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