North Carolina Legislative Report - August 9, 2013

July 30 - August 9, 2013

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 9

  • News & Observer: Senate GOP raised big cash during legislative session
  • News & Observer: Former president of Tanner to manage Rural Center transition

August 7

  • WRAL: McCrory says he's still pondering last 38 bills
  • Charlotte Observer: Charter boom shifts N.C. education landscape

August 6

  • AP: NC governor: Grants going to rural projects
  • News & Observer: Medical professionals' group, Durham City Council ask GOP to expand Medicaid
  • WRAL: NCGOP names new director

August 2

  • WRAL: Bar Association calls for veto of judicial discipline bill
  • AP: Berger still not ready to decide on US Senate bid
  • News & Observer: NC Commerce officials say proposed fracking tax would fund corporate incentives
  • AP: McCrory backs NC schools spending, unveils grants
  • News & Observer: NC officials approve 67 subsidized health plans
  • Charlotte Observer: Charlotte airport flight now goes to FAA
  • NCDENR: DENR secretary announces merging of state water programs to create efficiency, better customer service

August 1

  • NC Insider: Samuelson Contributions
  • WRAL: Rural Center controversy topples chairwoman
  • WRAL: Little notice given in high-level departures under McCrory

July 31

  • WRAL: Power struggle develops over defending NC laws
  • AP: Rep. Ellmers won't run for Senate in North Carolina

July 30

  • Office of the Governor: Governor McCrory Takes Action on Legislation
  • News & Observer: Audit finds lack of verification in JDIG grants
  • News & Observer: Rules Review to review every rule

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