NC Legislative Update – 9.1.21
NC Legislative Update By Cady Thomas Bills and Legislation Budget Update The House and Senate talks to reconcile the state budget and send it to Governor Cooper have stalled. The Speaker and Senate Pro Temp are discussing a number of issues and will turn it back to the appropriators once they reach agreement on those....
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SC Legislative Update – 9.1.21
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer Week of September 1, 2021 Activity Updates William B. Dukes of Chapin has been named to the SCDOT Commission, representing the Second Congressional District. Dukes is the owner of Blue Marlin Restaurant and Signature Catering.  He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of...
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SC Legislative Update – 8.17.21
SC Legislative Update by Ben Homeyer Activity Updates Both bodies are heating up redistricting.  The Senate just concluded ten meetings all over the state to get input and the House is holding meetings both in Columbia and abroad.  These meetings will help determine the political lines.  Both bodies will begin to redraw districts in the...
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NC Legislative Update – 8.16.21
NC Legislative Update by Cady Thomas Bills and Legislation SR732 – Confirming Elizabeth Biser, DEQ Secretary The legislation required to start the process of confirming Governor Cooper’s second nominee for DEQ Secretary was introduced this week. The Senate is moving quickly to a hearing in the Senate Agriculture, Energy and Environment Committee on Tuesday. If...
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OSHA: New COVID Guidance
U.S. Department of Labor issues updated guidance on protecting unvaccinated and other at-risk workers from the coronavirus  WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health  Administration today issued updated guidance to help employers protect workers from the  coronavirus. The updated guidance reflects developments in science and data, including the  Centers for...
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