The 133rd Ohio General Assembly is in full swing and it is essential that public libraries learn about the new legislators and administration. There are 33 Freshman members in the House and 11 in the Senate. In addition, Gov. Mike DeWine will be introducing his first, two-year biennial state budget proposal in mid-March. This will be an extremely important time as the OLC and its member libraries continue their advocacy efforts to restore state funding for public libraries through the Public Library Fund (PLF).
The OLC hosted a free webinar this afternoon that covered the latest information from the Statehouse. The webinar also explained how to use the new advocacy tools and techniques for developing relationships with legislators. If you missed the live webinar, a recording is available.
- PowerPoint Presentation (PDF, 26 pages)