NC Gov. Extends Phase 2 and Issues Mask Requirement – Construction Sector Included
June 24, 2020 Today, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 147 (Order) which requires face coverings to be worn at various business, manufacturing and other settings. Construction sites are specifically included and will affect our workforce: We recommend reviewing the entire order but draw specific attention to a few areas: 7. In Certain High-Density Occupational Settings Where Social Distancing...
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Legislative Updates 6/24/20 – NRMCA
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Passes FAST Act Reauthorization On Wednesday, June 17, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee began a two-day, 24-hour markup of the INVEST Act, legislation to reauthorize surface transportation programs. (Text here, fact sheet here, amendments here, amendment votes here). The five-year legislation funded highway programs at $319 billion, transit programs at $105 billion and rail...
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Urge Your Senator to Support H1225
Ask Your Senator to Vote Yes on Bond to Fund $3.1 Billion in Needed Education and Transportation Infrastructure By a vote of 113-5, the North Carolina House of Representatives recently passed a major infrastructure spending bill for K-12, higher education and transportation. HB 1225 would authorize placing a $3.1 billion bond on the November ballot...
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SC Legislative Update 6/23/20
SC Legislative Update 6/23/20 By Ben Homeyer The Senate convened today to allocate CARES Act funds received from the federal government for issues created by COVID in South Carolina.  The Senate passed a resolution including, but not limited to, the following provisions: Allocations for the unemployment fund; funding for instruction and assessment in education to...
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COVID-19 Update 6.22.20
COVID-19 UPDATE 22 June 2020 By Gary Gresh   North Carolina: At least 49,840 people in North Carolina have tested positive for the virus and 1,197 have died, according to the state health department. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday reported an additional 1,652 cases of the virus, up from 1,133reported...
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