NC Legislative Update – 12.15.23
There were many surprises on the last day of filing. Most notably, Senator Perry and Senator Bode did not file for reelection and Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page stuck with his plan to file for Lt. Governor rather than challenge Senate Pro Tempore Phil Berger for his seat. But the last day was not the...
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NC Legislative Update – 10.16.23
Last week the NCGA overrode the governor’s vetoes on the following 5 bills: Senate Bill 747 makes a number of election law changes, including eliminating the three-day grace period for mail-in ballots to arrive after Election Day to be counted. The Democratic National Committee and the NC Democratic Party have filed a lawsuit to stop...
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NC Legislative Update – Budget Release – 9.19.23
Attached are the budget and conference report. The relevant provisions for CRMCA are as follows:  EV Mandates Banned – Section Section 12.6(a) – Page 358 (legislation) Short-term car rental (Uber) tax – Section 42.19(a) – Page 606 Workforce Initiative – NC Community Colleges received the grant program in Section 6.5 on Page 69 General Maintenance – Additional...
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NC Legislative Updates – 9.15.23
Activity Updates/Bills and Legislation NCGA Activity/Budget Over the month, the NCGA has met just 2 days to hold committee meetings and vote on legislation. Because the bodies could not agree on a budget, the Senate stopped holding committee meetings and there was not much else for the House to take up policy wise. At the...
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NC Legislative Updates – 8.15.23
Since our last update, legislators have been attending conferences, and continuing closed door budget negotiations. They will return this Wednesday for votes on veto overrides more of Governor Cooper’s vetoes and on other legislation that is ready for a floor vote in the House. The Budget will not be voted on this week. Last week,...
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