NC Legislative Update – June 2019
NC Update: Now that both the House and Senate have released their proposed budgets, the budget conferees having been working hard to finalize their compromise. The budget conference report is expected to be released this week. The final budget will almost certainly be vetoed by the Governor Cooper if Medicaid expansion is not included –...
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NC & SC Legislative Updates – May 2019
NC Update provided by Connie Wilson and Lexi Arthur, CRMCA NC Lobbyists At the beginning of May, the NC House of Representatives approved its $23.9 billion state budget by a vote of 61-51 floor vote along party lines. Many members of the Democrat minority criticize the budget for not fully expanding Medicaid, and insist that...
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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 Session Wrap Ups
NC Legislative Session Wrap Up The legislature ended its short session in break neck speed on June 29th.  This quick time frame was met with very creative parliamentary maneuvering and a primary focus of campaigning for the fall elections.  Republicans have super majorities in both chambers that they plan on maintaining.  In the last week...
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