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Congress Reinstates Health Reimbursement Arrangements

Posted on December 22, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications
In a major victory for home building firms and other small businesses across the land, the Senate passed the 21st Century Cures Act, a comprehensive health care package which includes a provision to allow employers to provide Health Reimbursement ...
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Legislative Report: Tax Credits are gone … ☹

Posted on July 27, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications
With fitting artistic depictions of historical Oklahoma events, the Tulsa delegation meets with State Sen. J.J. Dossett, from left, Tulsa HBA executive vice president Jeffrey Smith, John Madden and Lana Nelson.   Editor's note: This Legis...
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Session and Election

Posted on June 8, 2016 by Mike Means
Well the 2016 Legislative session has ended and the scorecards are coming out.  Most of the ones I have seen rate the session as a C.  When I was in school I did not like to see a C, I wanted A's and B's.  I am sure most legislators would agree. ...
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Legislative Update: It’s bad news/good news with 1 week to go

Posted on May 24, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications
By Mike Means Executive Vice President   OSHBA Members:   Last week was the next to last week of the session.  The legislature worked fast and furious trying different revenue raising measures as they tried to close the $1.3 Bill...
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Legislative update: Down to final two weeks of session

Posted on May 14, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications
By Mike Means OSHBA Executive Vice President Hello HBA Members, We are down to the last two weeks of the Legislative session.  By law the Legislature must adjourn no later than May 27.  They are fast and furious at work on revenue measures ...
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Urgent! It's time for OSHBA members to speak up against harmful legislation

Posted on May 6, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications
By Mike Means Executive Vice President OSHBA members, Early today the Joint Committee on Appropriations and Budget (JCAB) started releasing bills on their way to developing a budget. However, the bills are a great cause of concern for many in...
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