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BancFirst ranked on Forbes list for third year

December 26, 2013 Leave a comment

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BancFirst was recently named as a top performing bank in the country, according to Forbes magazine. “America’s Best and Worst Banks,” an article written by Kurt Badenhausen, ranked 100 of the largest publicly traded banks and thrifts nationwide. BancFirst ranked 13 on 2014 list, maintaining its position from the 2013 list. BancFirst remains the top ranked Oklahoma-based bank on the Forbes annual list. Read more…

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Community Garden: Elves partying in the Community Garden

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It’s Christmas time in the Garden. The weather is cold. The skies are clear and the animals are all huddled by the building to keep warm. Read more…

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The dark strategies of the most powerful lobbyists

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This year Governor Fallin signed SB 630 to close down the wasteful practice of sole specing. Those who make money from sole specing didn’t appear to be paying attention to the bill as it passed without opposition. After Governor Fallin signed the bill, they realized what had happened and charged their lobbyists with the unenviable task of undoing our reform. Since the legislative session was nearing an end, they couldn’t just file a new bill. They had to find a pre-existing bill, take over that bill, and keep legislators from discovering the heinous nature of their proposal. Read more…

Chamber Chat: Upcoming events planned for the week

December 26, 2013 Leave a comment

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We hope you had a wonderful Christmas! The Cimarron Casino is having a New Year’s Party plus live music from Suborbon Swayed from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Read more…

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