Sustainable Ranges Initiative

Kansas

Kansas

KS - Governor's Military Affairs Coordinating Council

Governor's Military Affairs Coordinating Council
Governor Sebelius through Executive Order 03-06 continued the existence of the Governor's Military Affairs Coordinating Council until May 1, 2005. This Council is to coordinate the state's efforts relating to Base Realignment and Closure. An appropriation of $250,000 has been allocated in FY 2005 along with existing $250,000 from the Kansas Department of Commerce to be used for "consulting services and lobbying efforts."

Louisiana

Louisiana

BRAC Assistance Appropriations

HB 1, 2003 provides "$96,000 for economic development activities associated with the military segment of the state's economy: $50,000 for a liaison with the federal government and $46,000 for a study assessment." HB 1, 2004 provides $250,000 to the Business Services Program for "support for retaining military bases in New Orleans."

Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Defense Technology Initiative

MA - Massachusetts Defense Technology Initiative
The Massachusetts Defense Technology Initiative (Mass DTI) "represents a coordinated public-private partnership to influence the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) 2005 process. To date they have received over $300,000 in financial support in addition to the state matching grant money (see above).

Ohio

Ohio

All-Ohio Task Force

Governor formed the "All-Ohio Task Force to Save Defense Jobs" which is to provide state assistance to keep Ohio's military bases. To date $2.5 million has been appropriated to local communities to assist their efforts.

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Strategic Military Planning Commission

The statutorily created Oklahoma Strategic Planning Commission approved to allocate up to $40,000 for assessment surveys for each of the five communities that host Oklahoma's military installations.