Updates on advocacy efforts that OSCC is involved in
Monday, July 10, 2017
The legislature is now done. The Senate adjourned at noon on Friday and the House followed suit at 3:30 Friday afternoon. This is what happened in the final week of session that will impact local business communities.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Here’s a legislative update for today. We expect that the legislature will adjourn tonight.
Monday, June 26, 2017
Last week was a classic good news, bad news week for our businesses.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
We are going to move to a quick daily update to keep you informed in the waning days of the 2017 legislature. There is so much happening – all at a very fast pace – that we believe it will be more of a service to you to keep you apprised of developments and rumors on a daily basis.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
The legislature took the first major step to balancing the state budget last week when the House passed the Medicaid funding package. If the Senate follows suit – which is a big ‘if’ – then the legislature will have solved over $900 million of the $1.4 billion budget deficit.
Monday, June 5, 2017
We continue to believe that the legislature has no real political pathway to balance the budget and finish its business in time for the July 10th constitutional deadline. There are not the votes to pass major “cuts” budgets. There are not the votes to pass meaningful cost savings legislation. There are not the votes to pass increased taxes.