Chaired by Anheuser-Busch’s Region Vice President Scott Corbitt, the OMA’s Government Affairs Committee on Thursday, Aug. 22, held its quarterly meeting at the beer maker’s Columbus brewery. The event provided OMA member companies with updates on numerous issues, including key provisions in Ohio’s state budget, such as tax code improvements and funding for workforce development.
OMA General Counsel Chris Slagle, partner at Bricker & Eckler LLP, briefed members on potential statewide ballot initiatives, as well as tort reform legislation pending in the General Assembly. OMA Energy Counsel Kim Bojko, partner at Carpenter Lipps & Leland, along with OMA Energy Engineer John Seryak of RunnerStone, provided post-enactment analysis of House Bill 6, the nuclear bailout legislation.
The meeting featured guest speaker Supreme Court of Ohio Justice Judi French, as well as a tour of the brewery. The next meeting of OMA’s Government Affairs Committee is set for Nov. 13. 8/22/2019
More than 50 members took part in Thursday’s OMA Government Affairs Committee meeting, hosted by Anheuser-Busch and sponsored by Nationwide.