June 4, 2020

By Ryan Rhoades, OSA President What would you pay to spend more time being with the people you love and doing the things you love? Advocacy is an incredibility important civic duty and when it’s time to call in the troops, we need our members to mobilize. But advocacy can also mean long hours sitting in a committee to present your testimony or waiting three hours to talk to your representatives for five minutes. The… Read More

April 15, 2020

As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Congress allocated up to $350 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA).  The program is available to American companies who qualify, including farmers and ranchers, and is designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. SBA will forgive loans if all… Read More