What an interesting idea. There are all sort of schemes cities and states have looked at to bring in specifically skilled professionals, but this adds a new twist.
Having lived in the Midwest my entire life (Kansas City, Chicago & now Dallas) I realize I am not impartial, but I have found that most people stay once they come.
What a powerful Private - Public partnership idea. I hope it works!
"I think that going after remote workers allows us to identify really talented individuals who have the flexibility to work from wherever and show them what Tulsa has to offer them," said Aaron Bolzle, director of Tulsa Remote, a new initiative backed by the Tulsa-based non-profit George Kaiser Family Foundation. Its goal is to attract some new blood to Tulsa, with the hope that those who come might stick around.