land and water fund

RALEIGH, N.C. — When the Clean Water Management Trust Fund (CWMTF) board meets Sept. 16 to award grants to local governments, non-profit conservation organizations and state agencies, it will be more than business as usual. The fund will also be celebrating a new name and logo that reflect its nearly 25-year history of preserving North Carolina’s…

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Todd

SENATOR TODD JOHNSON 55TH DISTRICT  Through my work as a member of the North Carolina Senate Education and Higher Education Committee and the Appropriations on Education/Higher Education Committee, I am committed to help our state’s postsecondary students complete their programs of study and begin their professional lives not unduly burdened with insurmountable debt. All of…

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Carolina Journal

by Lindsay Marchello, Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — Judge David Lee, the overseer of the Leandro case, approved a plan on Tuesday, Sept. 1, calling for millions more in education spending to meet North Carolina’s constitutional obligation to provide a sound, basic education to every child. But the General Assembly, whose constitutional duty it is to appropriate…

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By Lindsay Marchello, Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — North Carolina’s public schools and universities are asking the General Assembly for millions more to deal with COVID-19 challenges. The House Select Committee on COVID-19 education working group met for the first time in months to hear updates on how the state’s various education systems are handling…

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Legislation requiring Governor Roy Cooper to obtain Council of State approval before imposing additional restrictions and prohibitions on North Carolinians passed the General Assembly last week. Senate Bill 105: Clarify Emergency Powers strengthens the Emergency Management Act requiring approval from a majority of the Council of State for emergency actions taken by…

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