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February 8, 2024 in Blog, News

What Does the State Chamber Do Each Year?

What Does the State Chamber Do Each Year?    The State Chamber of Oklahoma has a big mission: to be the voice of business at the Oklahoma State Capitol and…
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February 6, 2024 in Blog, News

State Chamber Supports Lankford/Federal Border Legislation

State Chamber Supports Lankford/Federal Border Legislation OKLAHOMA CITY (Feb. 6, 2024) – The State Chamber of Oklahoma’s president and CEO Chad Warmington voices support from his organization for the pro-growth…
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February 5, 2024 in Blog, News

State Chamber Encouraged by Business-Friendly Vision

State Chamber Encouraged by Business-Friendly Vision  OKLAHOMA CITY (Feb. 5, 2024) – The State Chamber of Oklahoma’s president and CEO, Chad Warmington, responds to today’s State of the State address…
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February 1, 2024 in Blog, News, Uncategorized

State Question to Raise Minimum Wage is Blatantly Unconstitutional

State Question to Raise Minimum Wage is Blatantly Unconstitutional OKLAHOMA CITY (Jan. 31, 2024) – This morning, in front of the Oklahoma State Supreme Court, The State Chamber of Oklahoma…
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November 28, 2023 in Blog, News, Uncategorized

Echols Shines for Business in Central Oklahoma

Echols Shines for Business in Central Oklahoma The State Chamber of Oklahoma is traveling the state, visiting members, and presenting its Business All-Star Awards to legislators who received perfect scores…
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November 15, 2023 in Blog, News

U.S. Chamber Awards The State Chamber of Oklahoma with Accredited State Chamber with Distinction Designation

OKLAHOMA CITY – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has awarded The State Chamber of Oklahoma with its Accredited State Chamber with Distinction designation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures,…
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November 8, 2023 in Blog, News

Sen. Daniels Shines for Business in Northeast Oklahoma

The State Chamber of Oklahoma is traveling the state, visiting members, and presenting its Business All-Star Awards to legislators who received perfect scores in the 2023 RIED Report. The Research…
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November 1, 2023 in Blog, News

Senator Seifried Shines for Business in NE Oklahoma

The State Chamber of Oklahoma is traveling the state, visiting members, and presenting its Business All-Star Awards to legislators who received perfect scores in the 2023 RIED Report. The Research…
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November 1, 2023 in Blog, News

Rep. Boatman Shines for Business in Northeast Oklahoma

The State Chamber of Oklahoma is traveling the state, visiting members, and presenting its Business All-Star Awards to legislators who received perfect scores in the 2023 RIED Report. The Research…
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November 1, 2023 in Blog, News

Pro Tem Treat Shines for Business in Central Oklahoma

The State Chamber of Oklahoma is traveling the state, visiting members, and presenting its Business All-Star Awards to legislators who received perfect scores in the 2023 RIED Report. The Research…
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November 1, 2023 in Blog, News

Senator Thompson Shines for Business in Central Oklahoma

The State Chamber of Oklahoma is traveling the state visiting members and presenting its Business All-Star Awards to legislators who received perfect scores in the 2023 RIED Report. The Research…
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November 1, 2023 in Blog, News

Rep. Pfeiffer Shines for Business in North Central Oklahoma

The State Chamber of Oklahoma is traveling the state, visiting members, and presenting its Business All-Star Awards to legislators who received perfect scores in the 2023 RIED Report. The Research…
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October 30, 2023 in Blog, News

Oklahoma Jumps up in Tax Competitiveness Rankings

Oklahoma Jumps up in Tax Competitiveness Rankings OKLAHOMA CITY (Oct. 30, 2023) – Oklahoma has achieved a remarkable leap in the tax competitiveness rankings, positioning itself as one of the…
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October 30, 2023 in Blog, News

Oklahoma Launches National Civics Bee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (10/27/2023) Oklahoma Launches National Civics Bee Oklahoma middle school students will test their civics knowledge and compete for national title (Oklahoma City, OK) — Oklahoma middle school…
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October 10, 2023 in Blog, News

Is the State Chamber Politically Neutral or Non-Partisan?

There are over four million people living in Oklahoma in 2023. Those four million residents are spread across our state’s rich landscapes, from the sweeping tallgrass prairies and rolling tree-covered…
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August 24, 2023 in Blog, News

Report Shows Legislature Votes Pro-Growth

Press Release- State Chamber on '23 RIED Results
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August 9, 2023 in Blog, News

Empowering Oklahoma’s Future: The State Chamber’s Pro-Business Agenda

Empowering Oklahoma's Future: The State Chamber's Pro-Business Agenda In the heartland of the United States lies the vibrant state of Oklahoma, known for its diverse landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and…
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June 28, 2023 in Blog, News

The State Chamber Announces New Chairman and Board Members

The State Chamber Announces New Chairman and Board Members OKLAHOMA CITY (June 27, 2023) – Workforce transformation and organizational growth will be key focuses for new leadership of the state’s…
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June 15, 2023 in Blog, News

Workforce Transformation Becomes Law in Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Workforce Transformation Becomes Law in Oklahoma OKLAHOMA CITY (June 14,2023) – With the stroke of his pen, Gov. Kevin Stitt and the State Legislature has set Oklahoma…
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June 12, 2023 in Blog, News

Business Leaders Optimistic, Workforce Top Concern

Business Leaders Optimistic, Workforce Top Concern OKLAHOMA CITY (June 12, 2023) – Oklahoma business leaders are feeling optimistic about Oklahoma’s business and economic future, but they remain concerned about Oklahoma’s…
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June 5, 2023 in Blog, News

Press Release: Franchise Tax Eliminated

Press Release: Franchise Tax Eliminated FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Franchise Tax Eliminated in Oklahoma OKLAHOMA CITY (June 2, 2023) – Oklahoma’s tax climate is going to be more business friendly thanks…
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May 31, 2023 in Blog, News

Workforce Transformation is Now on the Governor’s Desk

Press Release: SB621 Passes Leg FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Workforce Transformation is Now on the Governor’s Desk OKLAHOMA CITY (May 26,2023) – A plan to transform workforce development in Oklahoma is…
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May 26, 2023 in Blog, News

Press Release: SB 621 Passes Senate

Press Release: SB 621 Passes Senate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Workforce Transformation is Moving Through the Capitol OKLAHOMA CITY (May 24, 2023) – A plan to transform workforce development in Oklahoma…
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March 8, 2023 in Blog, News

State Chamber of Oklahoma Weighs in on SQ 820 Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE State Chamber of Oklahoma Weighs in on SQ 820 Vote OKLAHOMA CITY (Mar. 7, 2023) –The State Chamber applauds the results of the special election for State…
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February 17, 2023 in Blog, News

Transforming Oklahoma Workforce

  Transforming Oklahoma Workforce OKLAHOMA CITY (Feb. 15, 2023) – The State Chamber of Oklahoma is teaming up with state government leaders to tackle Oklahoma’s workforce issues. Chamber research shows…
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February 17, 2023 in Blog, News

Transforming Workforce

Workforce Problems - Oklahoma’s workforce shortages, particularly in critical occupations, pose a strategic threat to the state’s future economic growth. - Oklahoma’s workforce development systems are very siloed. The various…
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February 17, 2023 in Blog, News

The State Chamber Opposes State Question 820

The State Chamber Opposes State Question 820 Many of our members are aware of the special election slated for March 7. The only vote on the ballot is State Question…
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February 10, 2023 in Blog, News

Press Release – State Chamber Responds to State of the State

The State Chamber Responds to State of the State OKLAHOMA CITY (Feb. 6, 2023) – The State Chamber is eager to get to work on top priorities for the business…
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February 1, 2023 in News

2023 Joint Legislative Agenda: The State Chamber, Greater OKC Chamber and Tulsa Regional Chamber

2023 Joint Legislative Agenda: The State Chamber, Greater OKC Chamber and Tulsa Regional Chamber 2023 Joint Legislative Agenda: The State Chamber, Greater OKC Chamber and Tulsa Regional Chamber GENERAL 1.…
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January 20, 2023 in Blog, News

State Chamber of Oklahoma Applauds Transformative Workforce Plans

State Chamber of Oklahoma Applauds Transformative Workforce Plans OKLAHOMA CITY (Jan. 19, 2023) – The State Chamber applauds the transformative workforce initiatives announced this week by elected leaders that will…
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November 1, 2022 in News

The State Chamber Encourages Donations to Inhofe Aviation Scholarship

OKLAHOMA CITY (Nov. 1, 2022) – A scholarship was recently established in honor of Senator Jim Inhofe’s many contributions to aviation throughout his lengthy career, and your donations can help…
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October 6, 2022 in News

2022 Oklahoma Scorecard – Full Report

2022 Oklahoma Scorecard - Full Report   OKLAHOMA CITY (Oct. 6, 2022) – The State Chamber Research Foundation released its "2022 Oklahoma Scorecard." The Scorecard gives a comprehensive look at…
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October 4, 2022 in Blog, News

The State Chamber Political Action Committee Makes General Election Endorsements

Oklahoma City (Oct. 4, 2022) – The State Chamber’s Political Action Committee (PAC) announced its candidate endorsements for the 2022 general election. “We are endorsing a talented group of candidates…
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August 1, 2022 in Blog, News

The State Chamber Political Action Committee Makes Runoff Endorsements

Oklahoma City (August 1, 2022) -The State Chamber Political Action Committee (PAC) has announced its endorsements for candidates involved in the primary runoff elections for various state House and Senate…
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July 26, 2022 in Blog, News

Statewide Poll Finds Business Leaders High on Oklahoma, but concerned about Workforce, Taxes, and Education

Oklahoma City (July 26, 2022) - Business leaders view Oklahoma as a good place to do business, with an overwhelming majority of those surveyed saying they will make investments in Oklahoma…
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July 13, 2022 in Blog, News

The State Chamber Weighs in on Panasonic Decision

Oklahoma City (July 13, 2022) -“The State Chamber supported HB 4455, the legislation creating the Project Ocean incentive package. We are very disappointed that Panasonic did not select Oklahoma for…
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July 5, 2022 in Blog, News

The State Chamber Announces New Chairman

Oklahoma City (July 5, 2022) -The State Chamber is proud to announce Bill Schonacher as its new Chairman of the Board. The President & CEO of IBC Bank Oklahoma is…
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June 7, 2022 in Blog, News

The State Chamber Political Action Committee announces primary endorsements

Oklahoma City (June 2, 2022) - The State Chamber Political Action Committee (PAC) announced its endorsements for candidates running in the primary election for various state House and Senate seats.…
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In the News

Oklahoma State Chamber looks ahead to legislative session

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‘BLATANTLY UNCONSTITUTIONAL:’ OKLAHOMA SUPREME COURT WEIGHS FUTURE OF VOTE TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE

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OKLAHOMA RANKS TOP 20 IN TAXES, LAWMAKERS HOPE TO MAKE TOP 10 IN 2024

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Oklahoma court to hear arguments on contested minimum wage increase petition, SQ 832

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‘The sky’s the limit for Oklahoma’: Advocate applauds proposed economic development efforts

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Senator John Haste receives award for perfect RIED report score

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‘We’ll overdeliver every single time’: Industry leaders tout Oklahoma’s film industry, call for continued rebate investment

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Senator acknowledged by State Chamber for Pro-Business Voting

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Boeing Grants $100,000 to Oklahoma Aviation Academy

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Oklahoma Leaders Refining Workforce Pipeline Strategy

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Time to Update State Graduation Requirements

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About the State Chamber

What is the State Chamber?

Established in 1926, The State Chamber is a statewide membership organization. Our purpose is to be the unified voice of business and the most effective advocacy organization at the State Capitol. Every day, The State Chamber fights for Oklahoma’s future by defending the right of every business to thrive.

What is the State Chamber Research Foundation?

For information about State Chamber Research Foundation, click here.

General Contact Information

MAILING ADDRESS:

P O Box 53217 | Oklahoma City, OK 73152-3217

LOCATION:

330 NE 10th Street  |  Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Note: We cannot receive mail at our physical address, so please send all correspondence to the PO Box shown above

CONTACT:

(405) 235-3669 Phone  |  (405) 235-3670 Fax

Why become a member?

The State Chamber of Oklahoma is a powerful force in advancing policies that benefit Oklahoma and its business community. When you join the State Chamber, you gain a strong partner and advocate at the State Capitol.

Membership offers opportunities for networking with businesses and policymakers influencing issues affecting your company. In addition, the State Chamber is the only entity that advocates for companies across the entire state.