Boiled Down
5: Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson

5: Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson

March 24, 2017

In a special Boiled Down episode, Oregon's Secretary of State Dennis Richardson joins us to talk about his varying roles and goals in the office. 

Oregon elections - 3:07
Redistricting commission - 7:15
Nonpartisan office - 12:35
Citizen engagement and inclusion - 15:55
How businesses can help themselves - 22:39
Becoming a Government Authority Office (audits) - 25:10
State Land Board - 31:40
The Archives Division and Oregon's Constitution - 38:40
Goals in office - 42:14
Green Eggs and Ham - 44:35
ORLA Advocacy Watch - 50:33

Guest: Dennis Richardson, Oregon Secretary of State
Guest host: Sarah Schenck, Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association

4: State and National Hospitality Issues

4: State and National Hospitality Issues

March 7, 2017

Get insights into hospitality industry issues at the national level with perspectives from American Hotel & Lodging Association and National Restaurant Association. Guests, Troy Flanagan and Matt Walker, discuss legislative developments you need to know regarding immigration, healthcare, tax reform, and more. 

AHLA advocacy watch - 1:00 
NRA advocacy watch - 6:53 
Immigration and travel restrictions- 10:10
Swipe fees - 13:58
Short term rentals - 18:10
Healthcare - 26:50
Tax reform - 31:30 
Events* - 33:25
ORLA advocacy watch - 37:10
Member deal - 40:06

Guests:

Troy Flanagan, VP of State and Local Government Affairs, American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA)
Matt Walker, VP of Government Affairs, National Restaurant Association (NRA)

*Corrected event date:
AHLA Legislative Action Summit
May 17-18, 2017

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