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Enhancing the business climate for hosiery and textiles manufacturers through partnerships with North Carolina government.

WE’RE IN…

The State Senate budget proposal includes $300,000 to upgrade training services offered by the Manufacturing Solutions Center and the Textile Technology Center. The Senate debated its budget last Thursday, a day after textiles and hosiery executives visited leaders in both … Continue reading

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WANT TO HELP?

Yes! We support the industry and its partnerships with North Carolina. A membership in the HTGAC supports our lobbying programs. Our public relations efforts are year-round and will be intense in this election year. We need your involvement:

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LESSONS HE TAUGHT

The long shadow of the late Keith Crisco reminded the legislative community in the North Carolina General Assembly that civility still works. His unexpected death Monday affected people of both political camps that kindness, tolerance, and humor gets results. A … Continue reading

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Federal Designation Would Expand Manufacturing, Textile Centers Role

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March Legislative News

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FILING BEGINS

The 2014 elections season began earlier this week with filings by candidates … and a few surprises. Sen Austin Allran, the longest-serving senator in the General Assembly, announced he will not seek re-election. Allran kept a low profile during his 17 … Continue reading

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LET THE SHOW BEGIN

Goodbye cold and dreary January. It’s time for the Big Show to begin—The Elections. Big changes are in store as retirements and resignations assure a sea of new faces in the North Carolina Legislature. Filing begins February 10 and primaries … Continue reading

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WELCOME 2014

The economy, while improving, promises to be the top issue for the elections. And the elections…there will be some surprises, with resignations and new candidates popping up. Continue reading

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December Legislative Report

HAPPIER NEW YEAR, THEY HOPE With the end of 2013 in sight, North Carolina government officials already are looking to 2014 for a fresh start. And that includes legislators, the governor and his cabinet, and the congressional delegation. The Republican-led … Continue reading

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THANKS, MR. COBLE

Congressman Howard Coble who has represented the North Carolina 6th District for 15 terms will not seek re-election next year. His district includes most of the Piedmont Triad, home to scores of hosiery and textile manufacturing firms. His support for … Continue reading

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