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IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED - MUNICIPAL VOICES NEED TO BE HEARD
Have your roads been abused by oil and gas trucks and equipment? Are you in need of money to repair them? This bill could help. Ask the Senate General Government Committee Members to Vote “YES” on SB 400
Recently the Oklahoma Municipal League (OML) alerted local governments that their convenience and grocery stores could be in jeopardy of losing the ability to sell alcohol under the new modernization laws. With an October 1st deadline looming before implementation of the act, approximately three thousand applicants have sought the updated licensing.Read More
The Sine Die is OML’s annual report featuring a legislative wrap-up of the bills that were enacted, defeated and vetoed. You will be able to access the full bill content in this report by clicking on the bill number. Sometimes the most challenging task is working to defeat bad legislation, but with your quick action alerting your legislators, OML was successful in doing just that on several pieces of legislation which are also included in this report.
From Lisa Soronen at National League of Cities: In South Dakota v. Wayfair the Supreme Court ruled that states and local governments can require vendors with no physical presence in the state to collect sales tax. According to the Court, in a 5-4 decision, "economic and virtual contacts" are enough to create a "substantial nexus" with the state allowing the state to require collection.Read More