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Archives Limits & Taxes & Budgets, Oh My! May 17, 2023

A couple of great pieces of legislation not subject to this month’s Crossover deadline have caught our eye. House Bill 146 calls for language to be included on the 2024 general election ballot that asks North Carolina’s voters if they agree with amending the state constitution to limit “the annual growth of the State budget to a percentage equal to

To Everything There is a Season May 15, 2023

To everything in Raleigh there is a season, and a time to every purpose in the Legislative Building; A time to introduce a bill, a time to co-sponsor; a time for a committee meeting, and a time for a motion. A time to be recognized, a time to yield; a time to speak, and a time to keep silent. A

House Budget is a Big Win for Taxpayers April 4, 2023

The House’s state budget proposal made its first of two committee stops today on its way to a full vote on the floor, expected tomorrow (session reumes at 2pm and will be livestreamed here). Representative John Bradford, a Senior Chairman of the House Finance Committee, presented his colleagues with the finance-related components of House Bill 259, the 2023 Appropriations Act.

Third Time the Charm? March 31, 2023

On Tuesday, we reported that the Joint Legislative Commission on Government Operations’ Subcommittee on Hurricane Response and Recovery would get an update on Wednesday from Laura Hogshead, Director of the North Carolina Office of Recovery & Resiliency (ReBuild NC) and Richard Trumper, Senior Advisor for Disaster Recovery at the North Carolina Department of Public Safety (NCDPS) on the government’s response to the aftermath of Hurricanes Matthew and Florence. That

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