N.C. Resilient Coastal Communities Program awards more than $1 million in grants to 15 communities for Phase 1 and 2 projects
N.C. Resilient Coastal Communities Program awards more than $1 million in grants to 15 communities for Phase 1 and 2 projects   MOREHEAD CITY– The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Coastal Management (DCM) is awarding grants to 15 coastal communities for technical assistance in risk assessment and resilience planning work through the...
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NC Legislative Update – 3.15.23
NC Legislative Update By Cady Thomas Activity Updates Governor’s State of the State Address On Monday, March 6, Governor Cooper gave his State of the State address. As this only occurs during the odd-numbered years, this will be the last address he gives during his term. He highlighted the state’s efforts to bring companies to...
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NC Legislative Update – 3.1.23
NC Legislative Update by Cady Thomas Activity Updates Budget Discussions Continue The House is working to complete their budget by April 6th this year, a much faster timeline than in years past. With a $3.25 billion surplus before we see the April tax numbers, Republican leaders are looking to cut taxes rather than grow spending....
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NC Legislative Update – 2.16.23
NC Legislative Update by Cady Thomas Activity Updates What happened the week of Feb 6-10? A Lot! Senate Passed SB 49 – Parent’s Bill of Rights along party lines. Passed SB 53 – Hotel Safety Issues along party lines. Unanimously confirmed Todd Ishee as the Secretary of the Department of Adult Corrections.   House Introduction...
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NC Legislative Update – 2.1.23
NC Legislative Update By Cady Thomas Activity Updates House Committee Assignments  Last week the House Committee appointments were made, and a number of Democrats were given chairmanships to various committees. Many speculate, like in this article, the appointments are a strategic move because the House Republican Leadership is one vote shy of the supermajority and will...
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