Category Archives: NC General Assembly
Posts about the NC General Assembly
• Rep. Mark Meadows, R-11th District (at right), is out of the doghouse. For now. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, who heads the committee on government reform, restored Meadows to the top slot on one of that panel’s subcommittees. Chaffetz removed Meadows from the post after the Jackson County Republican voted against the House leadership onContinue Reading
Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online on the group of Lake Norman area business leaders who traveled to Raleigh Tuesday to fight a plan for new toll lanes on Interstate 77. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why it’s good that N.C. House and Senate budget negotiators didn’t rush into a bad deal.
…here’s an animated summary. The solar energy industry likes to impress the media and legislators with tales of how it’s like which they are somehow proud to admit is only because of government policies, such as investment tax credits and the steadily rising REPS purchase mandate. Taken together, their state and federal investment tax creditsContinue Reading
Late last night the NC House of Representatives sent out a press release discussing their vote on a continuing resolution for the state budget. Below is the press release: Today the North Carolina House of Representatives passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) in order to fund State government functions through August 14, 2015 at 11:59pm. AContinue Reading
As North Carolina’s state budget debate enters the negotiation stage, Becki Gray focuses on the Senate’s budget recommendations during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Charles C.W. Cooke of National Review discusses his recommendations for a closer alignment between conservative and libertarian political ideas, as spelled out in his new book, The Conservatarian Manifesto.Continue Reading