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THEY’RE BAAACK

The House and Senate of the North Carolina Legislature return July 13 for another special session. The top priority is to approved new congressional and legislative districts for the next decade as mandated by the 2010 census. The process is … Continue reading

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WORKERS COMP COMPROMISE

Like so many bills this year in the General Assembly, this one had an appealing title: “Protecting and Putting North Carolina Back to Work Act.” But the thrust of the proposed legislation was to reduce insurance premiums businesses pay for … Continue reading

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Fab 5 and How They Will Tilt The Budget

Republican budget leaders in the N.C. House of Representatives call them the Fabulous Five: Democrats Bill Owen of Elizabeth City, Tim Spear of Creswell, Dewey Hill of Lake Waccamaw, Bill Brisson of Dublin, and Jim Crawford of Oxford. They joined … 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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TIME TO BE HEARD

The Joint-House-Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Education will held public hearings Monday, March 7, for input on budget deliberations. The session will begin at 4 p.m. in Room 544 of the Legislative Office Building and we welcome industry people to attend. … Continue reading

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