NC Legislative Update – 5.16.22
NC Legislative Update by Cady Thomas Activity Updates The NC General Assembly returns for the short session on May 18th. No votes are expected to be taken until the following week. Bills and Legislation State Budget Process In the first year of each legislative biennium, the budget sets a two-year spending plan. In the short...
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SC Legislative Update – 5.16.22
SC Legislative Updates By Ben Homeyer Legislative and Funding Updates The House and Senate adjourned Sine Die May 12th, marking the official end of the legislative session.  There is still a lot of unfinished business. Numerous conference committees will be meeting in the coming weeks to sort out differences between House and Senate legislation.  Legislators...
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NC Legislative Update – 4.29.22
NC Legislative Update  By Cady Thomas Activity Updates Legislative Session The House and Senate are scheduled to return May 4-6 for a brief session where no record votes are expected. The regular short session will begin May 18. During the short session, the General Assembly can only consider bills which passed out of their chamber...
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SC Legislative Update – 4.29.22
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer   A new Sherriff in town. Rep. Murrell Smith (R-Sumter) was elected unanimously to take over leadership of the House when the General Assembly’s regular session ends on May 12. Smith will serve as Speaker during any special sessions and when legislators return to take up vetoes and the budget this...
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NC Legislative Update – 4.18.22
NC Legislative Updates By Cady Thomas Activity Updates Transportation Funding The Joint Legislative Transportation Oversight Committee met last week. The most relevant discussion centered on the financial updates from NCDOT: Burt Tasaico, Director of Strategic Initiatives and Program Support North Carolina Department of Transportation, gave an update on the Infrastructure Investment  and Jobs Act. Stephanie...
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