TAKE ACTION NOW: URGE CONGRESS TO OPPOSE THE PRO ACT!
Dear CRMCA Members, Last week, Democrats in Congress introduced the PRO Act, an anti-business wish list championed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders that would dramatically change labor laws in favor of big unions – at the expense of ready mix producers, small businesses and individual workers. The PRO Act: Ends private voting...
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Governor Cooper’s COVID Budget Requests
Governor Cooper’s COVID Budget Requests By Cady Thomas The Governor has laid out his priorities for COVID relief spending in the document linked here. This is not his full budget proposal for the biennium. Please note he has requested federal funds be used for the following of transportation: Highway Infrastructure of $258,995,900 Airport Grants-in-Aid of $63,938,525 None...
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SC Legislative Update – 1.18.21
By Ben Homeyer The South Carolina General assembly began this week with a flourish of roughly 1200 bills being introduced. A large number of these will never see the light of a committee hearing but some will see it thru to the end. Covid liability protections were introduced in both bodies. S 147 in the...
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Call To Action: COVID Relief Bill
As Congress reconvenes for the last few legislative days before the end of the year, it is critical that it pass a targeted COVID relief bill. CLICK HERE TO URGE CONGRESS TO PASS ANOTHER COVID RELIEF BILL Despite being declared essential in many states, the ready mixed concrete and construction materials industry has been hit...
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SC Legislative Update – 11/19/20
State Funding Update The Board of Economic Advisors (BEA) recently met to update the state’s General Fund forecast for this fiscal year and release the preliminary estimate for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. Based on sales, tax, and employment data, forecasters outlined the following assumptions: South Carolina has recovered 70 percent of job losses since the...
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