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08/20/14
Raleigh, N.C. – Senate and House conferees announced Tuesday evening they have reached a compromise agreement on coal ash mitigation that would give North Carolina the strictest regulations on coal ash in the nation and make it the first state to force the closure of all coal ash ponds. &ld...
08/01/14
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Senate adjourned its “short session” Friday morning, completing the lion’s share of a two-year legislative biennium focused on passing long-overdue reforms to improve North Carolina’s public schools, strengthen the economy and restore ...
08/01/14
Raleigh, N.C. – Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) and Senate Rules Chairman Tom Apodaca (R-Henderson) issued the following statement Friday: “In June, the North Carolina Senate passed a strong coal ash bill based on a proposal by Gov. Pat McCrory that would give North Carolina ...
07/31/14
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Senate tentatively passed a $21.25 billion bipartisan state budget Thursday that provides public school teachers the largest pay raise in history – averaging 7 percent. The $282 million investment propels North Carolina from near the bottom to 32nd in n...
07/29/14
Raleigh, N.C. – House Speaker Thom Tillis (R-Mecklenburg) and Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) held a joint press conference Tuesday to announce details of the $21.25 billion budget agreement reached between Senate and House conferees this past weekend.  The budget will provide...
07/24/14
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Senate tentatively passed legislation Thursday to reform and restructure the state’s chronically troubled and over-budget Medicaid entitlement program. Below is a joint statement from Sens. Ralph Hise (R-Mitchell) and Louis Pate (R-Wayne), co-chairs ...
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