October 15, 2018
Your weekly North Carolina political news report.
October 12, 2018
The General Assembly will reconvene on Monday, October 15, 2018 for another special session. Legislators have taken the last two weeks to further assess the damages from Hurricane Florence. The Governor has been working with the legislature on preparing a bigger relief package anticipating additional damage. The initial round of $56.6 million in aid established by the Hurricane Florence Disaster Recovery Fund will be tested by the potential damage from Tropical Storm Michael. Estimates report that the state has suffered up the $13 billion in damages. The General Assembly is expecting to consider additional assessments from various state agencies while debating the release of additional funds.
October 11, 2018
This Week: Senate Commerce Committee Examines GDPR and California Consumer Privacy Act | Department of Transportation Seeks Comments on AV 3.0 Initiatives, Including Impact on Workforce | NHTSA Seeks Comment on National Pilot Program to Test Automated Driving Systems | Europe Moves Ahead with EU-Wide Drone Regulations
October 08, 2018
This Week: D.C. obsessed with Supreme Court nomination; opioids legislation hits the president’s desk for signature; 340B continues to be of concern to hospitals.