NC Legislative Update – 9.16.21
NC Legislative Update by Cady Thomas Activity Updates NC General Assembly Schedule As the appropriators work on the state budget in conference, the House and Senate have stopped holding committees and are limiting floor sessions. The House only held one (Wednesday) voting session this week and will hold only one again next week (Thursday). The...
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NC Budget Update
NC Budget Update By Wendy Kelly, Public Affairs The conference process for the budget formally began on August 19 after the Senate voted to non concur on the House’s version of the budget and conferees were appointed. Negotiations have been underway since that time. The House made different tax reduction assumptions in their budget resulting...
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NC Legislative Update – 9.1.21
NC Legislative Update By Cady Thomas Bills and Legislation Budget Update The House and Senate talks to reconcile the state budget and send it to Governor Cooper have stalled. The Speaker and Senate Pro Temp are discussing a number of issues and will turn it back to the appropriators once they reach agreement on those....
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NC Legislative Update – 8.16.21
NC Legislative Update by Cady Thomas Bills and Legislation SR732 – Confirming Elizabeth Biser, DEQ Secretary The legislation required to start the process of confirming Governor Cooper’s second nominee for DEQ Secretary was introduced this week. The Senate is moving quickly to a hearing in the Senate Agriculture, Energy and Environment Committee on Tuesday. If...
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NC Legislative Update – 8.2.21
NC Legislative Update by Cady Thomas Activity Updates The NC General Assembly has not been very active since breaking for the July 4th holiday. Many legislators and NCGA staff were attending out of state legislative conferences which have now concluded for the summer. Legislators will return to town today with active sessions and committee meetings...
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