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    2017 OCASLA Advocacy Day

    May 03, 2017
    1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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    Ohio Statehouse
    1 Capitol Square
    Columbus, OH 43215
    http://www.ohiostatehouse.org/
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    The Ohio Chapter of ASLA will be hosting its second annual In-State Advocacy Day at the Ohio Statehouse on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017. See our tentative schedule below!

    We will be modeling our day based on the national ASLA Advocacy Day held in Washington D.C. each year. Please take a moment to let us know if you are interested in participating. Our Call for Volunteers and Issues is now open.

    We have had many issues in Ohio to discuss with our state legislators, from water quality issues in the Toledo area, to recent developments with the Ohio Landscape Architects Board and the Sunset Review Committee. 

    Please contact us if you are interested at vplegislative@ohioasla.org

     

    Advocacy Day Schedule:

    2017 OCASLA Advocacy Day -- Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

    Location(s): Ohio Statehouse/Ladies Gallery/1st Floor

    Member Cost: Free; Members Only

    Agenda: (Meet at Ohio Statehouse/Ladies Gallery for Check-In)

    1:00-1:15pm   Check-In and Registration

    1:15-1:30pm   Welcome   Carmine Russo, VP of Legislative Affairs

    1:30-2:00pm   Issues Summary   Eugenia Martin, Chapter Trustee

    2:00-2:30pm   Landscape Design Sales Tax   Carmine Russo, VP of Legislative Affairs

    2:30-2:45pm   Ohio Chapter ASLA Lobbyist   Luther Liggett, Esq.

    3:00-4:00pm   Legislative Visits   5 person maximum sign-up to each

    4:15-4:30pm   Group Picture at Statehouse Steps

    4:30-6:00pm   Reception   Bar 41, Renaissance Hotel

     

    Advocacy Day Links:

    iAdvocate https://www.asla.org/advocacyday2016.aspx

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