NC Legislative Update – 5.15.24
Compiled by Fetzer Strategic Partners DOT Bill Passes Senate  HB 198 passed the Senate today and has provisions important to CRMCA membership– namely the  repeal of the cash balance requirement that has prevented DOT from issuing the remainder of the  original $3B in Build NC bonds that were first authorized in 2018. There is $1.7B...
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NC Legislative Update – 5.1.24
Compiled by Fetzer Strategic Partners Short Session What we hope will truly be a short session… is in full swing this week. The State Controller’s Office notified the General Assembly that there is a $1B surplus in revenues to spend over the next biennium.  We expect the surplus to go to further fund the school...
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NC DOT Confirmation Hearing
Matthew Sasser, NC Insider / State Affairs Pro, 4/26/24 Transportation Secretary nominee Joey Hopkins said he agrees that accountability in financial reporting is paramount to the success of his department. A report from NCDOT CFO Mark Newsome in March indicated that accountability was a future goal in their future financial reporting. He said that NCDOT does...
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NC Legislative Update – 4.16.24
Short session begins next week on Wednesday, April 24.  As noted previously, we do not anticipate a “long” short session given it is an election year and members prefer to be in their districts in advance of the November election, as opposed to Raleigh.     We will be updating the team regularly during session, so stay...
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NC Legislative Update – 3.22.24
With the primary election over, members of the North Carolina General Assembly are back to enjoying “the interim” between long and short sessions and have returned to their districts, full time.  As an addendum to our Primary Night Report, here are the three, runoff election races (also called a “second primary”) which will bring voters...
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