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Capital Intelligence Compiled by Capitol Decisions, Inc. June 12, 2013

Published: Monday, June 10, 2013 Top Five Stories Last Week Congress returned to Washington last week and was met with the sad news that Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), the oldest member of the Senate, passed away on Monday, June 3rd. President Obama appointed former U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to replace Tom Donilon as National Security Adviser. The President announced his nomination,

Capital Intelligence Compiled by Capitol Decisions, Inc. May 28, 2013

Published: Friday, May 31, 2013 Top Five Stories Last Week Congress continued to investigate the IRS controversy about targeting conservative groups seeking tax exemptions. President Obama gave a major foreign policy address. Immigration reform passed the Senate Judiciary Committee but faces obstacles on the Senate floor and in the House. The House Appropriations Committee released

Capital Intelligence Compiled by Capitol Decisions, Inc. May 20, 2013

Published: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Download the newsletter here Capital Intelligence Compiled by Capitol Decisions, Inc. May 20, 2013 Top Five Stories Last Week Congress turned its attention to three major scandals buffeting the Obama Administration: (1) the Benghazi attacks and aftermath, (2) the IRS targeting conservative groups seeking a tax exemption; and (3) the Justice

Capital Intelligence Compiled by Capitol Decisions, Inc. May 13, 2013

Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 Capital Intelligence Compiled by Capitol Decisions, Inc. May 13, 2013 Top Five Stories Last Week A House Committee held a hearing on the attacks in Benghazi in which a top State Department official stationed in Libya gave emotional testimony about the details of the attack. The Senate Judiciary Committee began debating approximately 300 amendments to the

Monthly Gross Revenue Sets New Record High in April

Published: Monday, May 6, 2013 Friday, May 3, 2013 Monthly Gross Revenue Sets New Record High in April Charts and graphs OKLAHOMA CITY – Driven by a spike in income tax collections, Oklahoma monthly gross revenue reached an all-time high in April, State Treasurer Ken Miller said today as he released the April gross receipts to the treasury report. Total collections of $1.273

Young Artists as Educators Lawton Students to be recognized at State Capitol and at Lawton City Hall

Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 (Lawton, OK) Three Lawton Public School students have won various categories in the 2013 Playground Safety Poster Competition sponsored by the Oklahoma Departments of Labor and Education and the Oklahoma Recreation and Park Society. The students, all from Ridgecrest Elementary are: Cierra Gates, 1st & 2nd Grade Category, 2nd Place Winner; Jasmine

18th Annual Southwest Oklahoma Legislative Reception

Published: Monday, April 22, 2013 The 18th annual Southwest Oklahoma Legislative Reception is scheduled for Monday April 29, 2013 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. at the Oklahoma History Center located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr in Oklahoma City, Okla. This reception is hosted by the Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce, The Altus Chamber of Commerce, The Anadarko Chamber of Commerce, The Chickasha Chamber

CALL TO ACTION! - Community Leader Listening Session

Published: Friday, April 19, 2013

 

 

 

 

Your chairman, Major General (Ret) Toney Stricklin, and your Chamber Board of Directors, strongly encourage you to attend a Community Leader Listening Session hosted by  

 

Major General Mark McDonald on April 22, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Kerwin Auditorium, Snow Hall, Building 730 on Fort Sill.

 

 

We are requesting the presence of all Chamber members to give their input at this session. We need your help to explain the impact to our community of losing personnel from our current strength of 12,000. The plan described in the PEA has a possibility of Fort Sill losing as many as 4,700 Soldiers and Civilians.

 

 

 

Your input is important to our Commanding General and the Army.

 

 

 

 

"Investing in the Chamber is an investment in the community and your business. You must get involved to positively impact the growth and profitability of your business."

- Joe Diaz, AA Computer Services