Weekly Update: January 10, 2020

  LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY: The Senate and House go into session at noon on Tuesday, January 14th. This special session isn’t expected to last long with the main issue being possible override of some of the bills vetoed by Governor...

Weekly Update: December 20, 2019

    May your days be filled with peace, hope, and joy this holiday season. As always, thank you for your loyalty, and support.   SINCERELY, ALL OF US AT NORTH CAROLINA FISHERIES ASSOCIATION       LEGISLATIVE UPDATE:   2020 ELECTIONS: Filing...

Weekly Update: December 13, 2019

    FEDERAL: There’s been some publicity about a federal WORKING WATERFRONTS bill passing the US House this past Wednesday. However, that portion is just a part of a much larger bill, HR 729, COASTAL & GREAT LAKES COMMUNITIES ENHANCEMENT ACT, which...

Weekly Update: November 22, 2019

  LEGISLATIVE UPDATE   GENERAL ASSEMBLY The General Assembly adjourned on Friday, November 15th, until January 14, 2020. Last week they approved a Hurricane Dorian relief package and adopted new Congressional maps that will now be scrutinized by the courts....

Weekly Update: November 15, 2019

MFC Chairman Rob Bizzell presents Nancy with an engraved vase, while Commissioner Doug Cross in the background holds a box of roses. Prior to working at the Division, Nancy worked for the late Congressman Walter B. Jones, Sr. doing constituent services. That was when...

Weekly Update: November 8, 2019

      LEGISLATIVE UPDATE GENERAL ASSEMBLY Nothing new to report, other than an update on the email that was circulated last week to all legislators about the beach seine situation in Dare County. I’ve spoken to the fisherman who got the ticket as well...