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NC Legislative Update for March 2015 #3

Last Week - Session came to a sudden halt Monday evening in the Senate after a three-judge panel ruled with Gov. McCrory in a separation of powers lawsuit against the state legislature. The Governor filed the suit...more

3/24/2015 - Administrative Appointments Legislative Committees NC Supreme Court Separation of Powers

NC Legislative Update

This Week - Freshman legislators finally got some insight into what to expect throughout the session, with their first full week of activity. The week was fast paced, with long days, as lawmakers acted upon a number of...more

3/18/2015 - Legislative Agendas State Budgets

NC Legislative Update for March 2015

This Week - Legislative activity resumed to a normal pace at the North Carolina General Assembly after being interrupted by two weeks of winter weather. The Governor released his budget proposal and the lawmakers were...more

3/10/2015 - Legislative Agendas Pending Legislation State Budgets

NC Legislative Update for February 2015 #4

This Week: After last week’s hiatus, more snow on Tuesday and Thursday further delayed legislative activity in the halls of the North Carolina General Assembly. The House went home Tuesday morning concluding its...more

3/3/2015 - Legislative Agendas Legislative Committees Pending Legislation

NC Legislative Update for February 2015 #3

The North Carolina General Assembly this week did not live up to Speaker Moore’s (R-Cleveland) warning that the “quiet days” at the NCGA were done. Inclement weather postponed any planned legislative action on Tuesday and...more

2/24/2015 - State Budgets

NC Legislative Update - February 2015 #2

Budget Season Comes Early - On Tuesday and Wednesday, the various Appropriations committees met for their first round of joint House and Senate meetings to review their respective provisions of the previous year’s base...more

2/17/2015 - Appropriations Bill Eminent Domain Gas Taxes Legislative Agendas Legislative Committees State Budgets

NC Legislative Update for February 6, 2015

This Week - Governor McCrory addressed a joint assembly of House and Senate Wednesday evening for the biennial State of the State address. The Governor used his 80-minute speech to focus on a number of issues that he...more

2/10/2015 - Legislative Agendas Pat McCrory State and Local Government State of the Union

NC Legislative Update for January 2015 #2

Session Gavels In - The 2015-16 “Long Session” of the North Carolina General Assembly reconvened on Wednesday January, 28th to begin the lawmaking process. A largely uneventful first week, it is likely to remain that...more

2/2/2015 - Legislative Agendas Legislative Committees Proposed Legislation

NC Legislative Update for January 2015

2015-16 Session of the NCGA Gavels In - Last Wednesday, the North Carolina General Assembly convened for the first time since August of last year to kick off its 2015-16 session. The opening day of session is both...more

1/26/2015 - Legislative Agendas Legislative Committees Medicaid Expansion State Budgets Tax Revenues

2014 End of Session Legislative Report - The 2013-14 session of the North Carolina General Assembly, which began its "short...

The Very Long, Short Session - The 2013-14 session of the North Carolina General Assembly, which began its “short session” on May 14th, finally concluded its business on August 20th. The 2014 session which was...more

9/8/2014 - Legislative Agendas State Taxes Tax Reform

Weekly Update from the NC State House - August 2014: After an unusually lengthy short session that started May 14th, lawmakers...

And The Gavel Drops! - After an unusually lengthy short session that started May 14th, lawmakers finally agreed on Wednesday August 20th to adjourn sine die, and conclude the business of the 2013-14 General Assembly. ...more

8/26/2014 - Legislative Agendas Legislative Committees New Legislation State and Local Government

Weekly Update from the NC State House - August 2014: A funny thing happened on the way to adjournment Saturday, they didn't go...

Wrapping It Up? - A funny thing happened on the way to adjournment Saturday, they didn’t go home. The budget was the talk of the town in Raleigh last week and House and Senate budget writers spent the days leading up...more

8/7/2014 - Economic Development Education Reform Legislative Agendas Proposed Legislation Regulatory Reform State Budgets Tax Revenues

Weekly Update from the NC State House - July 2014: Sightings of the Governor, Speaker, and President Pro-Tem throughout the week...

Rep. Fulghum - The House Thursday honored the life of Rep. Jim Fulghum, who passed away Saturday evening after a brief battle with cancer, with House Resolution 1277. North Carolina lost a true public servant and we...more

7/29/2014 - Campaign Finance Reform Legislative Agendas LGBT Medicaid Pending Legislation Proposed Legislation Sales & Use Tax

Weekly Update from the NC State House - July 2014: The Senate was busy this week with the Rules committee meeting Tuesday,...

This Week - The Senate was busy this week with the Rules committee meeting Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings to push last minute legislative priorities through the chamber as lawmakers continue to creep towards...more

7/21/2014 - Healthcare Reform Legislative Agendas

Weekly Update from the NC State House - July 2014: A week that began looking like it would be somewhat uneventful became very...

Last Week - A week that began looking like it would be somewhat uneventful became very interesting as budget writers met publicly Tuesday and Wednesday in an attempt to further negotiate the budget differences between...more

7/14/2014 - Legislative Agendas State Budgets State Taxes

Weekly Update from the NC State House - July 2014: As budget hostility between the chambers seemingly settled down Wednesday...

This Week - As budget hostility between the chambers seemingly settled down Wednesday afternoon, the eerie end-of-session feeling began to loom the halls of the General Assembly. Earlier in the week, Senate Pro-Tem...more

7/7/2014 - Coal Ash Legislative Agendas Legislative Committees Medicaid State Budgets

Weekly Update from the NC State House - June 27, 2014: As the legislature begins to wind down, nearing adjounrment, tension seems...

Waning Days - As the legislature begins to wind down, nearing adjournment, tension seems to just be getting wound up. Disagreements have been prevalent between the House and the Senate over Medicaid, teacher pay, Common...more

7/3/2014

Weekly Update from the NC State House - June 2014: Signs you are near adjournment may include but are not limited to...

Symptoms of Adjournment - Signs you are near adjournment may include but are not limited to a budget conference committee, bills being stripped to carry sweeping policy changes moving very quickly, bills held hostage...more

6/23/2014 - Legislative Agendas Pending Legislation Proposed Legislation

Weekly Update from the NC State House - June 2014: Following the GOP state convention this past weekend, House members returned to...

House Budget - Following the GOP state convention this past weekend, House members returned to Raleigh Tuesday to continue the budget process. House leadership held a press conference Tuesday morning to unveil their...more

6/16/2014 - Legislative Agendas State Budgets State Taxes

Weekly Update from the NC State House - June 2014: After giving its final approval to their version of the state budget just after...

Conflicting Budgets - After giving its final approval to their version of the state budget just after midnight Saturday morning, the Senate took a long weekend, not returning to Raleigh until Wednesday. The budget...more

6/9/2014 - Coal Coal Ash Legislative Agendas Medicaid Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patent Trolls Patents Public-Private Partnerships Revenue State Budgets State Taxes Unemployment Benefits

Weekly Update from the NC State House - May 2014

The Senate rolled out its $21 billion budget proposal S744 the Appropriations Act of 2014... The Appropriations Act of 2014 - On Wednesday night, the Senate rolled out its $21 billion budget proposal S744 the...more

6/2/2014

Weekly Update from the NC State House - May 2014: After a very busy first two days of session last week, the General Assembly...

Another Hectic Week - After a very busy first two days of session last week, the General Assembly returned to Raleigh this week with a fully packed agenda. Among other things, they took up fracking, regulatory reform,...more

5/27/2014 - Energy Fracking Legislative Agendas Oil & Gas Patent Reform Patents Tax Reform

Weekly Update from the NC State House - With the primary elections behind them, 170 state legislators reconvened in Raleigh on...

And They're Off! - With the primary elections behind them, 170 state legislators reconvened in Raleigh on Wednesday and they did so full sail. The last days leading up to session were consumed by interim committees...more

5/20/2014 - Healthcare Healthcare Reform Legislative Agendas Medicaid State Budgets State Taxes

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