Thomas Bugbee

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NC Legislative Update: Interim Period

This Week - The halls of the legislature have been unusually quiet since lawmakers adjourned the 2015-16 session on July 1st, with just a few Committees convening to begin their work. Typically, the the period between...more

9/9/2016 - Legislative Agendas Legislative Committees Voting Rights Act

NC Legislative Update - August 2016

The 2016 Session - Lawmakers kept their promise of a truly short session this year. The legislature adjourned the 2015-16 Session sine die on Friday, July 1st, just before midnight. In total, the House was in session for...more

8/4/2016 - Bitcoin Coal Ash Crowdfunding Department of Transportation (DOT) Farm Bill Legislative Agendas Natural Gas Oil & Gas Opioid Sales Tax State and Local Government State Budgets Tax Reform

NC Legislative Update - July 2016

Last Week - Following a fast paced week, the legislature adjourned the 2015-16 Session sine die on Friday, July 1st, just before midnight. After convening on April 25th, lawmakers completed the short session in just 68...more

7/8/2016 - Body Worn Cameras Coal Ash Employment Discrimination Farm Bill General Assembly Governor Pat McCrory Legislative Agendas NBA Pending Legislation Prescription Drug Coverage Private Right of Action Proposed Legislation Repeal State Budgets State Legislatures Wrongful Termination

NC Legislative Update - June 2016 #4

Last Week - It appears that House and Senate leadership will keep their word on adjourning before the 4th of July, with leadership of the two chambers apparently agreeing to a budget over the weekend. The Senate worked...more

6/28/2016 - Constitutional Amendment Corporate Issuers Drug & Alcohol Abuse Eminent Domain Environmental Policies Health Insurance Insurance Commissioners Legislative Agendas Regulatory Reform State and Local Government State Budgets State Securities Claims

NC Legislative Update - June 2016 #3

This Week - Both chambers accelerated pace in an eventful week as several Committees met more than once throughout the week with some even meeting after the day’s floor session. Senior House Appropriations Chairman Rep....more

6/21/2016 - Certificate of Need Constitutional Amendment Crowdfunding Economic Development Farm Bill Legislative Agendas Regulatory Reform Sales & Use Tax Tax Credits Tax Reform

NC Legislative Update - June 2016 #2

This Week - The North Carolina political community was saddened to learn Wednesday, that former Rep. Ruth Samuelson (R-Mecklenburg), who chose not to seek reelection in 2014, has been diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian...more

6/13/2016 - Certificate of Need Coal Ash E-Verify Hiring & Firing Legislative Agendas Primary Elections Regulatory Reform Repeal Sales & Use Tax State Budgets

NC Legislative Update - June 2016

This Week - While the Senate was predominantly focused on the budget this week, the House moved forward with a number of high-profile issues. By a vote of 60-49, the House approved House Bill 1080, sponsored by Rep....more

6/6/2016 - Board of Education Charter Schools Coal Ash Department of Transportation (DOT) Excise Tax Legislative Agendas MCOs Medicaid Primary Elections Sales Tax State Budgets State Employees Tax Deductions Teachers Toll Roads Wage and Hour Waivers

NC Legislative Update - May 2016 #4

This Week - Lawmakers have left Raleigh to enjoy a long weekend, planning to return Tuesday following Memorial Day. The House held a no vote session on Thursday, but the Senate continued to work, unveiling proposals for...more

5/31/2016 - Building Codes Coal Ash Colleges Farm Bill Legislative Agendas Primary Elections Standard Tax Deduction State Budgets Tuition Universities

NC Legislative Update - May 2016 #3

Last Week - The House released its 150-page proposed budget adjustments for the 2016-17 half of the 2015-17 biennium on Monday evening and proceeded to work through the week in passing it. The proposal is relatively...more

5/24/2016 - Economic Development Legislative Agendas State Budgets Tax Deductions Tax Incentives Tax Reform

NC Legislative Update - May 2016 #2

Last Week - The week predominantly focused on the developing budget in the House. The bill filing deadline for budget bills and bills from study committees was last Tuesday. As a result of this deadline, numerous bills...more

5/17/2016 - General Assembly Grace Period Legislative Agendas Misdemeanors Opioid Sales & Use Tax State Budgets

NC Legislative Update - May 2016

This Week - Lawmakers had a relatively quiet week in terms of legislation. House appropriators reviewed the Governor’s budget proposals, and handful of bills moved as anticipated. House and Senate leadership agreed to a...more

5/9/2016 - Civil Rights Act DOJ Governor Pat McCrory Legislative Agendas State Budgets Title VII

NC Legislative Update - April 2016

Last Week - The 2016 “Short Session” of the North Carolina General Assembly, which reconvened on Monday, April 25th, began with rallies both in opposition and in favor of the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act,...more

5/3/2016 - Legislative Agendas Revenue State Budgets State Elections

North Carolina 2016 Pre-Session Legislative Update

Gaveling in the 2016 Session - Lawmakers will return to Raleigh next week for the 2016 short session of the North Carolina General Assembly, which will gavel in at 7:00 PM on Monday, April 25th. Following a nine-month...more

4/22/2016 - Legislative Agendas Redistricting State Budgets

NC Legislative Update: 2015 Session in Review

2015 Session in Review - The North Carolina General Assembly adjourned just after 4:00 in the morning on Wednesday September 30th, 2015. Barring the Governor calling legislators to return for a special session, the...more

11/17/2015 - Farm Bill Governor Pat McCrory Legislative Committees Medicaid Reform New Legislation Primary Elections Public Safety State Budgets Tax Reform Unemployment Insurance

NC Legislative Update for October 2015

This Week - The North Carolina General Assembly has finally ADJOURNED! And they did so just after 4:00 in the morning on Wednesday September 30th, 2015. The close of the nine-month long 2015 session was met with a round...more

10/7/2015 - Abortion Adjournment Bonds Farms Governor Pat McCrory Job Creation New Legislation Pending Legislation Planned Parenthood Presidential Elections Primary Elections Regulatory Reform Tax Incentives

NC Legislative Update for September 2015 #2

This Week - The sole focus for both chambers this week was the budget. Last weekend, budget writers from the two chambers remained in Raleigh over the Labor Day weekend to continue negotiations. Significant progress was...more

9/17/2015 - Continuing Resolution Film Tax Credits Government Bonds Governor Pat McCrory Medicaid Reform New Legislation Pending Legislation Renewable Energy Renewable Portfolio Standards Solar Energy State Budgets State Medicaid Programs Tax Incentives

NC Legislative Update for September 2015

This Week - There was little action taking place in public this week at the North Carolina General Assembly. Both chambers kept relatively sparse calendars and neither chamber held any Committee meetings. The low...more

9/9/2015 - Bonds Clean Energy Community Colleges DMV Duke Energy Erosion Governor Pat McCrory Medicaid Reform NC Supreme Court Pending Legislation Presidential Elections Primary Elections Sales Tax State Budgets Virtual Currency

NC Legislative Update for August 2015 #4

This Week - Lawmakers passed the third Continuing Resolution (CR) of the session, House Bill 18. The temporary spending measure will keep government functioning until September 18th, while budget negotiators attempt to...more

9/1/2015 - Continuing Resolution Education Budget Governor Pat McCrory Legislative Agendas Legislative Committees Lyft Pending Legislation State Budgets State Employees Taxi Cabs Uber Unemployment Insurance

NC Legislative Update for August 2015 #3

This Week - Amid the budget deliberations, the General Assembly took time Tuesday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of the war World War II. Senate Joint Resolution 720, passed by both the House and the...more

8/26/2015 - Charter Schools Common Core State Standards Governor Pat McCrory Lyft Medicaid Reform Regulatory Standards Sales Tax State Budgets Uber Unemployment Insurance Veterans

NC Legislative Update for August 2015 #2

This Week - On Wednesday, lawmakers passed Senate bill 560, the second Continuing Resolution (CR) of the session which will keep State government functioning until August 31st. The legislature has yet to agree on the...more

8/18/2015 - Constitutional Amendment Legislative Agendas State Budgets Taxpayers' Bill of Rights Unemployment Insurance

NC Legislative Update - August 2015

This Week - It was an eventful week at the General Assembly and perhaps the most noteworthy news on Jones Street took place on Wednesday. Senate leadership held a press conference announcing that they were willing to...more

8/11/2015 - Governor Pat McCrory Gun Laws Health Insurance Income Taxes Infrastructure Legislative Agendas Medicaid Reform New Legislation Referendum Votes Referendums Sales Tax State Budgets Taxpayers' Bill of Rights

NC Legislative Update for July 2015 #4

This Week - It has been two weeks since conferees were appointed and the status of the State’s biennial budget remains uncertain. While some informal negotiations have occurred, there has been no indication that...more

8/4/2015 - Campaign Finance Reform Continuing Resolution Death Penalty Government Shutdown Governor Pat McCrory Gun Permits Medicaid Reform New Legislation Pending Legislation State Budgets

NC Legislative Update for July 2015 #3

This Week - Trying to predict when the General Assembly will adjourn every year is a question that even the most seasoned lawmakers, lobbyists and staff cannot answer. The length of the current session, which began in...more

7/29/2015 - General Assembly Legislative Agendas New Legislation State Budgets

NC Legislative Update for July 2015 #2

This Week - After a week-long summer recess, lawmakers returned to Raleigh to resume the business of the State. The House finally appointed budget Conferees on Tuesday, nearly a month after receiving the Senate version...more

7/20/2015 - Ad Valorem Tax Bonds Debt Collection Debt Collectors Department of Revenue Excise Tax Governor Pat McCrory Indian Gaming Infrastructure Legislative Agendas Legislative Committees State Budgets Tobacco Zoning Laws

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