Reversing the brain drain: Local nonprofit works to keep talent 'inTulsa'
18 Jul 2022
While trying to lure Tesla a couple of years ago, officials put together a portfolio of resumes from hundreds of engineers who said they would be willing to move to Tulsa if the electric car company built a plant here.
“That was a huge part of our pitch,” said Aaron Miller, a former program officer for the George Kaiser Family Foundation, which contributed to the Tesla campaign.
36 Degrees North, Tulsa’s largest hub for entrepreneurs, has generated a combined economic impact of $572.5 million over the last five years, the organization said Thursday. Contained in its 2021 Economic Impact Report, the figures equate to a direct economic impact of $159 for every dollar invested. For...
For all too many years, many if not most American cities turned their backs on the rivers responsible for their very existence. The thinking held that banks along those tributaries were best left to factories, warehouses, and industrial real estate. If detritus associated with manufacturing needed trashing, well, the rivers...
Watch Now: American Airlines adds nonstop flight from Tulsa to New York's LaGuardia AirportJul 4 2022
Tulsa advocates maintain the way to unlocking the municipality’s national economic development potential is through a direct link to the United States’ largest city and financial center. Friday, that connection was cemented. Local officials announced nonstop service from Tulsa International Airport (TUL) to New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA)...