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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NC Legislative Update – 7.15.21
NC Legislative Update By Cady Thomas Activity Updates NCGA Schedule The NC General Assembly took their July 4th break starting July 1 and returned July 13. As such, very few committee meetings or floor votes have been held since our last update. Through the end of July we expect the session to be a bit...
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House Passes Surface Reauthorization
Members of the Board of Directors and Government Affairs Committee: This week, the House of Representatives passed a five-year surface reauthorization – just days after a bipartisan group of Senators announced an agreement with the White House to advance a federal infrastructure investment. Here is an update on the surface reauthorization and infrastructure dynamics in...
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NC Budget Update
NC Budget Update by Cady Thomas Yesterday evening, the Senate released their proposed budget and heard the bill and amendments in the Senate Appropriations and Base Budget Committee this morning. The Senate Finance Committee will hear the finance portions tomorrow at 8:30am which include the tax changes and reductions in H 334 which passed the Senate last week. ...
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