Updates on advocacy efforts that OSCC is involved in
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Senate Republicans have left the state in a showdown over HB 2020, the 'Cap-and-Trade' legislation that OSCC has strongly opposed.By leaving the state, the Senate Republicans are denying quorum, which means that the Senate cannot conduct business.
Monday, June 17, 2019
There are only a handful of major business issues left in the 2019 session. All of the remaining business issues are still shrouded in some doubt and uncertainty in the final days.
Monday, June 10, 2019
The 2019 legislative session must adjourn by June 30. Tensions are high as legislators make a last push to pass priority bills before the Constitutional end of session.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Leadership is aiming toward a June 21 adjournment.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
The deadline for all policy bills has passed. Policy committees are now closed.
Monday, May 20, 2019
This is the final week for policy committees to pass bills. Any bill not passed out of a policy committee (other than Rules or Revenue) is dead after Friday.
Monday, May 13, 2019
House and Senate Republicans ground the session to a crawl last week as both caucuses employed tactics designed to slow the pace of the session. Senate Republicans simply did not come to the capitol and effectively denied the necessary quorum to conduct Senate business.
Monday, May 6, 2019
We think that things will start getting more interesting now that the major $2.8 billion business tax passed the House 37-21.
Monday, April 29, 2019
Negotiations are underway on what a "go home" package of legislation would be for legislative Democrats who hold strong majorities in the legislature.
Monday, April 22, 2019
From a business perspective, the 2019 session can be distilled into four primary categories.