NC Legislative Update – 11.15.21
NC Legislative Update By Cady Thomas Activity Updates Redistricting Along party lines, the NC General Assembly passed new House, Senate and Congressional maps in the first few days of November. The battle has moved to the courts but here is where things stand now: Congress – 8 safe Republican seats, 3 safe Democrat seats, and...
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SC Legislative Update – 11.14.21
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer The 2021 year at the General Assembly was dominated by Covid and legislation and expenditures related to Covid. But in addition, several pieces of legislation that effect business owners were also put forth.  Session is currently still on-going with redistricting taking center stage and ARPA dollars being discussed. Included...
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SC Legislative Update – 11.1.21
SC Legislative Update by Ben Homeyer Money Both ARPA and new dollars coming in $2.5 billion in ARPA Money will be distributed in January.   The state is also running about $1 billion ahead of the estimates for recurring.  SC is humming along when it comes to business.    DOT is getting a huge amount of money...
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NC Legislative update – 11.1.21
NC Legislative Update By Cady Thomas Bills and Legislation Budget Deal NCGA Leadership is hopeful they will reach a compromise with Governor Roy Cooper as early as this week. Expected in the final bill are raises for teachers and other state employees, larger education funding, tax cuts, and a large number of capital projects with...
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New Gov Program using GEER Funds for Workforce Development
The Governor on November 3 is going to introduce a new program using his GEER dollars (these are federal covid dollars giving to each governor) which will make technical college education essentially free for many students in SC.  The first round of funding which the Governor can directly put towards the program is $17 million. ...
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