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North Carolina To Participate In Governors Association Policy Academy On Prescription Drug Abuse PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Monday, 28 July 2014 12:30

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - North Carolina has been selected by the National Governors Association (NGA) to be part of a policy academy tasked with looking the problem of prescription drug abuse.

 
Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin were also selected by the NGA. 
 
Gov. Pat McCrory was recently named to the NGA's Executive Committee. 
 
The prescription drug academy will be led by Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, whose states also will participate. 
 
The abuse of prescriptions drugs is the fastest-growing drug problem in the United States, according to the organization. The academy will focus on  developing comprehensive statewide action plans that rely on the use of data and evidence-based strategies to address the problem.
 
Last Updated on Monday, 28 July 2014 12:31
 
Enrolling Clerk Presents HB 201 and HB 625 To Governor's Office PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Friday, 25 July 2014 12:30

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The Enrolling Clerk of the General Assembly reports the following bills have been presented to the office of Gov. Pat McCrory.

 
 
HB 201
 AN ACT TO AMEND THE APPLICABILITY OF THE ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE TO CERTAIN EXISTING NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS, TO CLARIFY STORMWATER PROGRAM IMPERVIOUS SURFACE CALCULATIONS FOR REDEVELOPMENT, TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE NORTH CAROLINA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT FOR THE REOCCUPATION OF AN EXISTING BUILDING OR FACILITY, AND TO AMEND THE STATUTE GOVERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIVISION.
 
 
 HB 625
AN ACT RELATING TO ZONING PROVISIONS FOR TEMPORARY HEALTH CARE STRUCTURES.
Last Updated on Friday, 25 July 2014 12:31
 
N.C. State Flags To Be Lowered For Korean War Veterans Armistice Day PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Friday, 25 July 2014 12:18

 

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - To honor North Carolinians who fought in the Korean War, all North Carolina state flags will be lowered on Sunday, July 27, Korean War Veterans Armistice Day. 
 
The North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs estimates that 149,754 North Carolina citizens served in Korea between 1950 and 1953.
 
Flags will be lowered from sunrise to sunset.
 
“While their sacrifice is often overlooked, tens of millions of people on the Korean peninsula are free because North Carolinians were among those who selflessly answered their country’s call to defeat tyranny," Gov. McCrory said in a statement.
 
Enrolling Clerk Presents Chaptered Bills To Secretary Of State PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Friday, 25 July 2014 12:09

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The General Assembly's Enrolling Clerk has reported the following bills properly enrolled, chaptered with the following sessions numbers. They have been presented to the Office of the Secretary of State.

 
Session Law 2014-82*
 SB 201
 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE STANLY COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS WITH STANLY COUNTY TO JOINTLY ERECT BUILDINGS ON PROPERTY OWNED BY STANLY COMMUNITY COLLEGE. 
 
Session Law 2014-83*
 HB 1044
 AN ACT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE AVERASBORO TOWNSHIP TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.
 
Session Law 2014-84*
 HB 1151
 AN ACT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE LAW GOVERNING RED LIGHT CAMERAS IN FAYETTEVILLE.
 
 
Session Law 2014-85*
 HB 1155
 AN ACT ADDING CERTAIN DESCRIBED PROPERTY TO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE VILLAGE OF PINEHURST AND AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE TO LEVY SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS TO MEET THE COST OF CONSTRUCTION OF A STORMWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM TO SERVE THE PROPERTY ADDED.
Last Updated on Friday, 25 July 2014 12:09
 
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