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Business, Commerce and Tourism

Subject Business, Commerce and Tourism
From Date
Time 9:30am
Location Room 230

9:30am

 

IS-2021-46 What is preventing Oklahomans from returning to the workforce after the pandemic?

 

Senator Hicks

 

1. Opening Remarks - Senator Hicks

 

2. Overview of issue - Josie Phillips and Paul Shinn, Oklahoma Policy Institute

 

3. Impact of Covid

 

4. Child care industry's role in recovery - Paula Koos, Oklahoma Child Care Resource and Referral

 

5. Drew Dugan,  Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce

 

6. Joanne Davis, OKC Black Chamber of Commerce

 

7. Questions & Conclusion

 

1:30pm

 

IS-2021-28  Equitable procurement for minority and women-owned businesses

 

Senator Young

 

8. Opening Remarks - Senator Young

 

9. Robert Ruiz, President of Scissortail CDC

 

10. Apollo Woods, Owner of OKC Black Eats

 

11. Ailene Siharath, Co-Owner of the The Hive Eatery, Edmond

 

12. Jill Castilla, President/CEO, Citizens Bank of Edmond

 

13. Questions & Conclusion

 

14. Other business

 

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