Chamber Top Priorities Passed by Oklahoma Legislature
Moving the Oklahoma Medical Examiners Office to
Edmond and revisions to workers compensation were the two top
legislative priorities for the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce for this
legislative session. Both measures passed both the Senate and House and
now await the Governor’s signature.
Revisions to worker
compensation are estimated to save Oklahoma employers $60 million.
“These savings benefit Edmond small businesses helping to reduce
expenses during a tight economy”, said Ken Moore, President & CEO of
the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce.
“Moving the Medical
Examiners office to Edmond helps to expand a core business in our
community” said Moore. “We are grateful to Mayor Patrice Douglas and
members of the Oklahoma Legislature for their leadership in making this
important priority for Edmond a reality pending the Governor’s
“We know this was a difficult session for the
Legislature. We salute Senators Lamb and Jolley and Representatives
Miller, Moore, McDaniel, Cooksey and Murphey for their leadership”