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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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NOW THEY ARE SAFE

Women, children and dogs are not safe while the General Assembly is in session … so went a popular admonition among Raleigh citizens in the past. Now they can roam the streets once more. At 11:39 a.m. Friday, July 26, the … Continue reading

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END IN SIGHT?

The 2013-14 state budget is now in the hands of House and Senate conferees. This is almost the last step in the process, but this year it is complex and the negotiations may be brutal. The Senate version is far … Continue reading

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GOOD START

The N.C. Senate has started the budget process and thanks to Senator Jerry Tillman (R-Randolph) appropriations for the Manufacturing Solutions Center and the Textile Technology Center are intact. Sen. Tillman also is promoting our requests for additional funds to implement … Continue reading

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ANOTHER SUCCESS

The annual Legislature Day for representatives of the hosiery and textile industries last Wednesday was described by some legislators as the best we have organized. The presentations at the breakfast program included Darrell Frye, council chair and vice president of … Continue reading

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TIMING IS EVERYTHING

Last Wednesday 18 executives from hosiery and textiles manufacturing operations visited the North Carolina General Assembly as decisions were coalescing around a state budget. What brought the business people to the Legislature was continued state support for technology and research … Continue reading

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