North Carolina Legislative Report - August 23, 2013

August 10-23

The General Assembly has officially completed its business for the 2013 long session.  The 2014 short session will begin on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.  The MVA Public Affairs Legislative Report on North Carolina will be distributed bi-weekly to keep you up to date on the latest legislative issues facing the state during the interim.

In the News

August 23

  • AP: McCrory calls Sept. 3 session to consider vetoes
  • News & Observer: Gov. McCrory signs regulatory overhaul bill

August 22

  • NC Insider: Hospital Transparency
  • WRAL: Kinnaird seat draws a crowd
  • Office of the Governor: Governor McCrory Names DPS Secretary

August 21

  • WRAL: McCrory calls veto session for September 3
  • WRAL: Foxx won’t enter US Senate race

August 20

  • News & Observer: Ellie Kinnaird resigns from NC Senate
  • News & Observer: DENR head John Skvarla riffs on fracking, agency layoffs, job creation

August 19

  • News & Observer: Agricultural industry wants immigration veto overridden
  • AP: McCrory asks public's help to preserve N.C. vetoes
  • News & Observer: Dome: Roy Cooper testing waters for 2016 governor’s race
  • AP: NC Democratic activists elect Keever as No. 2
  • WRAL: The 2013 General Assembly session by the numbers
  • News & Observer: State GOP hires Snyder

August 16

  • News & Observer: Bills on immigration, drug-testing welfare recipients draw McCrory's first vetoes
  • WRAL: Commerce moving ahead with public private partnership
  • News & Observer: Dome: Workers at NC Division of Water Resources could soon learn their fate
  • News & Observer: Sabato says Hagan's re-elect prospects looking better

August 15

  • WRAL: Judge Robert C. Hunter to retire from NC Court of Appeals
  • Charlotte Observer: Charlotte Douglas airport commission backers claim boost from letter

August 13

  • News & Observer: Lawsuits filed after Gov. Pat McCrory signs voter ID bill
  • WRAL: Q&A: Changes to NC election laws
  • AP: Debate on N.C. school funding rises as classes near
  • Charlotte Observer: Environmental groups join Duke Energy ash case
  • News & Observer: Top UNC official to run for Howard Coble's seat
  • AP: Agency discusses development of NC offshore energy

August 12

  • WRAL: At NC environmental regulator, loyalty to McCrory will run deep
  • WRAL: As McCrory touts accomplishment, big goals await

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