July 10, 2020

Savings on the horizon for Pro-Pipe USA at Iron Horse

The first tenant at Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Iron Horse Industrial Park is one step closer to moving product in and out of its foreign-trade zone. Foreign-Trade Zone Board Executive Secretary […]
June 10, 2020

U.S. Department of Commerce awards $2.5m for enhanced infrastructure and jobs

U.S. Department of Commerce awards $2.5m for enhanced infrastructure and jobs In late May, the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration awarded Citizen Potawatomi Nation a $2.5 million grant […]
June 5, 2020

Economic development will not stop environmental sustainability in Indian Country

Economic development will not stop environmental sustainability in Indian Country By James C. Collard, Ph.D. I’m often asked, how is it possible to marry two opposing principles in our mission […]
May 21, 2020

Iron Horse’s focus on sustainable economic development a must for Indian Country

Iron Horse’s focus on sustainable economic development a must for Indian Country The largescale cessation of travel doesn’t mean thought leaders stop finding ways to dialogue. In mid-May, Citizen Potawatomi […]
April 28, 2020

Pro Pipe USA infrastructure shapes up inside Iron Horse

April 15, 2020

Economic Development Department offers tariff paperwork expertise at Iron Horse

Economic Development Department offers tariff paperwork expertise at Iron Horse The COVID-19 pandemic will remain a challenge for the global economy. When the threat of further outbreaks subside, businesses from […]
January 31, 2020

USMCA Trade Agreement will bolster intertribal trade in North America

International trade across North America will soon get a boost following the passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement from the U.S. Senate. Following overwhelming bi-partisan support from both houses of […]
November 1, 2019
Senator James Lankford speaks during a during a groundbreaking event for Pro Pipe at Iron Horse Industrial Park in the Citizen Potawatomi Nation,

Lankford speaks about Iron Horse Industrial Park during Senate speech

Lankford speaks about Iron Horse Industrial Park during Senate speech Senator James Lankford (R-OK) cited the potential of projects like Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Iron Horse Industrial Park to succeed if […]
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December 29, 2016

Jim Collard appointed to International Economic Development Council Board of Directors

“This is a great honor for me,” said Collard. “With my background in economic development and planning, I have been an advocate of the IEDC’s work for many years. To […]
December 29, 2016

Asst. Secretary Washburn cites federal pre-emption regarding taxes on Indian land

A letter to Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Chairman John Barrett, from Deputy Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn, reaffirmed the federal government’s position that businesses operating on tribal trust land […]
December 29, 2016

Tribal member and OK State Senator Smalley protects rail funding in southeast Oklahoma

With the State of Oklahoma facing an estimated $611 million revenue shortfall during the 2015 legislative session, lawmakers from across the state were on the lookout for money that could […]
December 29, 2016

Iron Horse Industrial Park moves forward with grant funding assistance

Progress on the long-planned Iron Horse Industrial Park continues, as the second phase of the project moves forward thanks in part to federal grant funds. The 2015 Department of Commerce, […]
December 29, 2016

Foreign Trade Zone created

SHAWNEE — The Port Authority of Greater Oklahoma City has approved an application request to designate the Iron Horse Industrial Park (IHIP), owned by the Citizen Potawatomi Nation (CPN), as […]
December 29, 2016

Oklahoma tribal industrial park designated as foreign trade zone

A Shawnee industrial park owned by the Citizen Potawatomi Nation is set to become the latest foreign trade zone designated by the Port Authority of Oklahoma City. The port authority, […]
December 29, 2016

CPN secures rail tug for Iron Horse Industrial Park

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation recently secured a rail yard tug for the Iron Horse Industrial Park internal track system, another sign of progress for the CPN-owned project. Like its waterborne […]
December 29, 2016

Bridge to progress: Dedication of bridge a milestone in rail revitalization, development

The milestone of the bridge is significant progress in the first phase of a railroad revitalization project to ultimately connect the Shawnee area’s rail line to the McAlester area, opening […]