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Legislative Committee Workshop: Understanding the State Budget
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Curious as to how the state budget is constructed? Interested in sharpening your advocacy skills? Find the answers to these questions and more at this event.

2/2/2018
When: Friday, February 2, 2018
9:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Northwest Library
5600 NW 122nd Street
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  73142
United States
Contact: Meaghan Hunt
(405) 606-3285


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Understanding the State Budget:
Library Advocacy in Times of Scarcity

Sponsored by the OLA Legislative Committee

When: Friday, February 2, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Where: Northwest Library, 5600 NW 122nd Street, Oklahoma City, OK

Cost: $65.00 for OLA members; $135.00 for non-members

CEUs: 0.54

Lunch: Panera Bread boxed lunch included

Description:

Curious as to how the state budget is constructed? Interested in sharpening your advocacy skills?  Find the answers to these questions and more at this event. David Blatt, from the Oklahoma Policy Institute, will describe the different revenue sources, and how they are used to construct the state’s budget.

Agenda:

8:30 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:05 Welcome and introduction

9:05 – 10:30 David Blatt, Oklahoma Policy Institute & staff

  • How the state budget is constructed and discussion on how taxes are allocated to state agencies.

10:30 – 10:40 Break

10:40 – 11:40 More presentations from Oklahoma Policy Institute Staff

  • Potential advocacy points in the budget process

11:40 – 12:40 Boxed lunch from Panera Bread

12:40 – 1:40 Legislative Liaisons from MMR Firm –

  • How OLA’s Liaisons currently feel is the most effective way to advocate for library funding.

1:40 – 1:50 Break

1:50 – 2:55 Advocacy 101

  • Panel presentation from OLA members skilled in library advocacy

2:55 – 3:00 Evaluation

Any Questions?  Contact Meaghan Hunt at meg.hunt@metrolibrary.org, (405) 612-7314 or Tim Miller at tim.miller@wplibs.com, (580) 323-0974.

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