NC Legislative Update – 5.15.24
Compiled by Fetzer Strategic Partners DOT Bill Passes Senate  HB 198 passed the Senate today and has provisions important to CRMCA membership– namely the  repeal of the cash balance requirement that has prevented DOT from issuing the remainder of the  original $3B in Build NC bonds that were first authorized in 2018. There is $1.7B...
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SC Legislative Update – 5.14.24
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer At 5:00 pm on Thursday, May 9th, the SC General Assembly gaveled out ‘Sine Die’, Latin for “without a day”, marking the end of the 2023-2024 Legislative Session. Members will return to Columbia for a few key dates in June to hold conference committees, including the budget, and for...
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NC Legislative Update – 5.1.24
Compiled by Fetzer Strategic Partners Short Session What we hope will truly be a short session… is in full swing this week. The State Controller’s Office notified the General Assembly that there is a $1B surplus in revenues to spend over the next biennium.  We expect the surplus to go to further fund the school...
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SC Legislative Update – 5.1.24
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer Six official days remain in the Session for the General Assembly. The House and Senate will return after Sine a die for a few key dates in June- Supreme Court Election the week of June 5th, June 18-20th for budget conference committee, and June 26th for vetoes.  Senate Finance...
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NC DOT Confirmation Hearing
Matthew Sasser, NC Insider / State Affairs Pro, 4/26/24 Transportation Secretary nominee Joey Hopkins said he agrees that accountability in financial reporting is paramount to the success of his department. A report from NCDOT CFO Mark Newsome in March indicated that accountability was a future goal in their future financial reporting. He said that NCDOT does...
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