Weekly Update: September 25, 2020

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: ELECTION 2020: Just in case you missed it, there is a rather important election coming up in a little over a month! I’ll just say it’s VERY important rather than use the phrase that we hear just about every time we head to the polls. We’ve got it...

Weekly Update: September 18, 2020

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: STATE COVID-19 RELIEF: Covid-19 relief for meat and seafood processors: In the two-day special legislative session held earlier this month, a bill was passed that deals with Covid-19 relief. Part of that, H-1105 provides $20,250,000 to the NC...

Weekly Update: September 11, 2020

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: General Assembly: The legislators are not scheduled to return to Raleigh for session until late January. As noted previously, House member and Rules Chairman David Lewis resigned. His replacement has been announced this week and his name is Howard...

Weekly Update: September 04, 2020

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE The General Assembly met this past Wednesday and Thursday and passed a bill to distribute federal funds that were appropriated for Covid-19. Of interest to the seafood industry was a provision to provide $20,250.00 to the Department of Agriculture...

Weekly Update: August 28, 2020

    LEGISLATIVE UPDATE The NC General Assembly will convene September 2nd at noon. Session probably won’t last very long and not expected to deal with anything other than appropriating federal funds for Covid-19 relief. Key words being “not expected”. They...

Weekly Update: August 21, 2020

    2019/2020 North Carolina Diesel Emissions Reduction Grant   The NC Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will provide funding for projects that reduce mobile source diesel emissions. Awarded projects are expected to...