The Oklahoma House of Representatives unanimously passed Senate Bill 249, a measure that will provide relief in response to the May 2013 tornadoes.
The House Judiciary Committee overwhelmingly passed Senate Bill 1062, a measure that creates monumental reform to Oklahoma’s workers compensation system.
The NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism increased 1.9 points in February, to 90.8. While a nice improvement over the last several reports, the Index remains on par with the 2008 average and below the trough of the 1991-92 and 2001-02 recessions.
Small-business owner confidence did not rebound in December, according to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Optimism Index.
The Oklahoma office of the National Federation of Independent Business today announced the creation of “Scholarships to Success” presented by NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation and the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation.
The holiday shopping season is crucial to the state’s small businesses, which are still recovering from the slowdown in the economy. State-specific data isn’t available, but according to the NFIB Small-Business Optimism Index for October, the number one problem facing small businesses remains weak sales.
Newly elected and reelected members of the Oklahoma State Senate took the oath of office on Wednesday in the Senate chamber.
The State Capitol will be lit blue on November 14th in recognition of World Diabetes Day to raise awareness about the disease that affects thousands of Oklahomans each year.
Private citizens, members of the media and others interested in following the legislative process will find accessing actions in the State Senate easier than ever before.