SC Legislative Update – 9.15.22
Legislative and Funding Updates The SC Senate concluded their work on the abortion debate. Sending a bill back to the house after three hours of debate. Differences from the House version include adding in exceptions for fetal anomalies and allowing abortions for any reason up to six weeks. The bill goes back to the house...
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NC Legislative Update – 9.15.22
Something Fun ESPN Gameday Calling all football fans – after their stunning win over #6 Texas A&M, Appalachian State University has the nation’s attention. So much so that ESPN Gameday will broadcast from Boone this Saturday, September 17. Activity Updates NCDOT Federal Funding Each August the USDOT reallocates funds unused by other states to those...
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NC Legislative Update – 9.1.22
Activity Updates Interstate 77 NCDOT is trying to reduce congestion on I-77 from exits 19-35 around Charlotte by allowing hardened shoulders to become a lane in which people do not have to pay the tolls. The company that owns the tolls argues that to do so, NCDOT must provide them fair compensation. Leandro Funding The...
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SC Legislative Update – 9.1.22
Legislative and Funding Updates The House of Representatives met this week to conclude their work on the Dobbs act changes.  Legislation pertaining to abortion is currently the only items allowed under the Sine Die provision.  After two days of debate the House sent H.5399 to the Senate for their consideration.  The language further restricts abortion...
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NC Legislative Update – 8.15.22
Activity Updates Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Grants Last week the US DOT awarded $60 million for additional transportation projects in NC. The money is allocated as follows: $18 million for loading and discharging containers on and off the rail at the new intermodal facility at the Port of Wilmington; $20 million for a road project...
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