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June 12, 2014

Governor’s Council Will Meet July 18 at Different Location

Gov. Mary Fallin will speak to the Governor’s Council when it meets again July 18. The meeting will be held at the MetroTech Business Conference Center, Room 4, located at 1900 Spring Lake Drive in Oklahoma City.

The meeting will begin at 9am. We look forward to seeing you there and ask that you remember the new location.

NPR Examines College for Free in Tulsa

NPR recently examined the Tulsa Achieves program which has so far helped more than 10,000 students attend Tulsa Community College (TCC) for free.

TCC President and Governor’s Council Member Tom McKeon explains why the program is so important. Read more

State Unemployment Rate Falls Further

The unemployment rate for Oklahoma decreased to 4.6% in April. The number of unemployed dropped by nearly 5,600 while Oklahoma saw the addition of 4,100 jobs. Read more

Incentive WorkKeys Job Profiles Now Available

Does your company want qualified job seekers?  Do you want to reduce your turnover costs and improve productivity?

Incentive WorkKeys Job Profiles are available to companies who meet the criteria of:

1. The job position requested to be profiled must TIP or Quality Jobs qualified.

2. Position being considered must fit into the following statewide ecosystem targets:  Aerospace & Defense, Agriculture & Biosciences, Energy, Information & Financial Services, Transportation & Distribution and Health.  Please note that manufacturing is support for all the ecosystem targets

For more information, please contact Susan Kuzmic at

Upcoming Events

Governor’s Council, 9am: July 18
Metro Tech – Business Conference Center, Room 4
1900 Springlake Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73111

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