September 23, 2021

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Politics Loaded For Bear

NC Politics in the News – August 2021 | McGuireWoods Consulting

Agriculture

THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER: NC town calls itself a ‘Bee City’ but HOA states backyard hives should go
Dawn Reid lives in a specified Bee City — where the mayor himself is a beekeeper — but a current conflict with a neighbor has prompted the HOA of her Matthews neighborhood to threaten to oust her 3 yard beehives.


Education

WITN: North Carolina Education and learning Lottery sets new history at $936 million elevated
The North Carolina Instruction Lottery has declared a new document for income lifted with the 2021 fiscal year bringing in $936 million. The cash will be employed throughout all 100 counties to support make and mend faculties, create college scholarships and grants, assistance college techniques with expense of university workers and transportation, and guidance NC Pre-K, a cost-free educational prekindergarten application for at-danger 4-calendar year-olds.

WRAL: NC Instruction Corps’ application to help college students having difficulties through COVID-19
Discovering alternatives that have been shed for children for the duration of the pandemic as well as men and women hunting for function – They are two of COVID-19’s aspect results that we nevertheless experience in our point out. A new federally funded application is aiding both equally of people groups be successful, and the deadline to implement is swiftly approaching.

THE FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER: North Carolina reverses study course, urges masks in all educational facilities
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday determined to reverse study course from assistance he issued very last week and will now urge all K-12 general public faculty learners and personnel to be masked, even if they have been absolutely vaccinated for COVID-19.


Natural environment

COASTAL Evaluation: Brunswick board to stake out posture on offshore turbines
Offshore wind turbines are again on the radar for southeastern North Carolina neighborhood governments. Brunswick County’s board of commissioners will think about a resolution opposing offshore wind turbines sited much less than 24 nautical miles of the shoreline, next the direct of a handful of its oceanfront towns, like Bald Head Island, Sunset Seaside, Ocean Isle Beach and Caswell Beach.


Government

THE News & OBSERVER: Which NC condition personnel confront vaccine buy? What about mask rules? Responses to inquiries
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday declared a new executive buy influencing some unvaccinated state workers. But there is no new statewide mask mandate.


Healthcare

WNCT 9: NCDHHS announces Medicaid Managed Care Regional Behavioral Wellbeing I/DD Tailored Designs
The North Carolina Department of Health and fitness and Human Products and services currently declared the selection of 7 corporations to provide as Behavioral Well being and Intellectual/Developmental Incapacity Tailored Options (Behavioral Health and fitness I/DD Tailored Designs). People who need sure solutions to address a major psychological illness, severe emotional disturbance, critical substance use disorder, intellectual/developmental disability, or traumatic brain injury may be qualified to enroll in a Behavioral Health and fitness I/DD Tailor-made Program.


Transportation

ABC 13: New journey selections may possibly shortly be accessible at an eastern North Carolina airport
New and less complicated travel alternatives could be in retail outlet for these traveling out of an japanese North Carolina airport. The Department of Transportation issued a grant to the Albert J. Ellis (OAJ) airport in Richlands to expand air company in between Jacksonville and other regional transportation hubs.

TRANSPORTATION Currently: North Carolina checks shipping and delivery drone in Outer Financial institutions
The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s (NCDOT) Division of Aviation, in partnership with the NCDOT Ferry Division and drone logistics corporation Volansi, recently finished two effective take a look at flights of a shipping drone from Hatteras to Ocracoke Island in the Outer Banking institutions.