NC & SC Legislative Updates – April 2019
NC Update provided by Connie Wilson and Lexi Arthur, CRMCA NC Lobbyists Concrete Day at the NCGA was another success this year, as legislators attended both the legislative breakfast early April 4th and the reception the prior evening. CRMCA members walked the halls and met with legislators to discuss the industry. The day was full...
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NC & SC Legislative Updates – March 2019
NC Update provided by Connie Wilson and Lexi Arthur, CRMCA NC Lobbyists Early this month, Governor Cooper released his 2019-21 budget. As expected, included in his budget’s priorities is the proposal to expand Medicaid – a controversial effort that will continue to cause unrest both within the General Assembly, and between the Legislature and the...
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NC & SC Legislative Updates – Feb. 2019
NC Update: The General Assembly returned to Raleigh in late January to begin the 2019 long session. Although Republicans lost the super majority, they maintained the overall majority in the legislature. Nevertheless, the loss of a veto-proof Republican majority will result in a different dynamic than last year’s session.  As expected, many Republican legislators disagree...
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CRMCA Hosts ICF Roundtable & Site Tour
CRMCA Hosts ICF Roundtable & Site Tour The Carolinas Ready Mixed Concrete Association (CRMCA) recently hosted a roundtable and site tour event focusing on Insulating Concrete Forms (ICF) construction and Concrete Parking Lots. Over 40 architects, engineers and construction professionals attended the event, which was organized by CRMCA Director of Business Development & Education Jessica...
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Ready Mixed Concrete Can Resolve City of Wilmington CSX Crossing Delays
In light of the story published January 22, 2019 in the Port City Daily (attached), “Breaking: CSX closing nearly 30 Wilmington rail-crossing intersections, contractor delays could keep them closed indefinitely”: The Carolinas Ready Mixed Concrete Association, in conjunction with the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, would like to highlight the importance of incorporating competitive and...
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