Health Insurance Mandates Put Pressure on Prices

Oklahoma health insurance mandated policies covers everything from chiropractors to psychologists. Health insurance mandates are state laws requiring the inclusion of specific coverage in health insurance policies. Other mandated insurance policies in Oklahoma cover dentists, nurse midwives, optometrists, osteopaths, podiatrists, speech or hearing therapists as well as coverage for adopted […]

Underwriter Reinsurance Company Ordered to Stop Offering Insurance to Oklahomans

Insurance Commissioner Kim Holland today barred Underwriter Reinsurance Co., also known as The Underwriter Group, from selling unlicensed, unauthorized insurance to Oklahomans. Holland issued the cease and desist order after an Oklahoma Insurance Department investigation showed that The Underwriter Group, headed by Dr. Larry Wright and M. Shane Dickens, provided […]

Crusader Energy Posts Q2 Loss

Thursday, Crusader Energy Group Inc., an Oklahoma-based oil and natural gas company, reported loss for the second quarter, as operating expenses shot up offsetting a more-than-double increase in revenues. The company posted second quarter net loss of $120.2 million compared to a net income of $4.22 million last year. Adjusted […]

BA Urban Renewal Authority Meets for First Time

The first meeting of the Broken Arrow Development Authority had a large audience Wednesday. Several dozen residents and property owners of the Camino Villa mobile home community attended to follow the process they believe will result in the condemnation of their properties which were declared blighted by the city council […]

PMC Homes Receives Award From EPA

PMC Homes, 14716 S. Grant, has been recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency with a 2008 Energy Star Leadership in Housing Award. The national award acknowledges the contributions that PMC Homes made to energy-efficient construction and environmental protection in 2007. PMC Homes builds a variety of homes, from […]

AA Moving Jobs to Tulsa

American Airlines could eliminate 600 jobs at its maintenance base in Kansas City and move part of its aircraft to Tulsa, a union official told the Kansas City Star.Gordon Clark, the president of Transport Workers Union Local 530, said that two-thirds of American’s hourly employees at its Kansas City overhaul […]

Commerce Bank Names New Treasury Officer

Commerce Bank has named Scott Oberste as treasury services officer. In his new position, Oberste will lead treasury services sales, client management and relationship enhancement in the bank’s Tulsa market. He will work with commercial bankers to offer customized payment systems solutions to Tulsa companies. Oberste brings 15 years of […]

Trammell Crow Reopens Tulsa Office

Trammell Crow Company, one of the nation’s largest development and investment firms, has re-opened an office in Tulsa, at 5100 E. Skelly Drive, Ste. 220, and has appointed Greg Roberson as principal and area director for its Oklahoma business unit. Roberson is responsible for overseeing all development and investment projects […]

Bixby Approves $40 Million Sports Complex

A $40 million multi-sports complex received approval by the Bixby city council.Site for the 250,000 square foot Eddie Sutton National Sports Center for Drug Free Youth facility has not yet been selected other than it is in Bixby and south of 121st St.Facility features will include eight basketball courts, seven […]

Miles Tolbert Returns to Crowe & Dunlevy

Crowe & Dunlevy recently announced the return of Miles Tolbert, former secretary of the environment for Oklahoma, who will head the firm’s Environmental Practice Group. Tolbert was appointed as Oklahoma’s fourth secretary of the environment by Governor Brad Henry on Jan. 8, 2003. As secretary, he championed many environmental efforts […]