Weekly Update: House Proposes New Operating Budget

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House proposes $52.8 billion, two-year state operating budget

On Monday, the majority in the House of Representatives proposed a $52.8 billion-dollar state operating budget that relies on a capital gains tax, adjustments to the state Real Estate Excise Tax (REET) and the state Business & Occupation tax. Your State Government Affairs team is still assessing the impacts to our industry. The Senate version of the budget is expected Friday.

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Association tip pooling campaign wins top award

The association’s Communications Department turned a surprise federal tip pooling win into an award-winning effort for its members. The team’s 2018 campaign earned the top award in the Institutional Programs category of the 2019 Public Relations Society of America Totem Awards on March 26. Read more.

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