senate bill 10 http://whqr.org en NC House to attempt another go at boards and commissions bill http://whqr.org/post/nc-house-attempt-another-go-boards-and-commissions-bill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tonight the <a href="http://www.ncleg.net/house/house.html" target="_blank">North Carolina House of Representatives</a> will vote again on <a href="http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2013&amp;BillID=S10&amp;submitButton=Go" target="_blank">Senate Bill 10</a>. The bill has made partisan waves and put House Republicans at odds with Senate Republicans. The bill eliminates several boards and commissions, and significantly cuts into term limits for current members. </span>B<span style="line-height: 1.5;">oard continuity is a major concern of both opponents and supporters.</span></p><p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 10:39:42 +0000 Sara Wood 32545 at http://whqr.org NC House to attempt another go at boards and commissions bill Business Brief: State Rep. Susi Hamilton prepares to make case for film incentives http://whqr.org/post/business-brief-state-rep-susi-hamilton-prepares-make-case-film-incentives <p>North Carolina’s tax code is nearly a century old and state lawmakers are looking hard at options to bring the system up-to-date without triggering unintended and potentially negative consequences.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 09:26:20 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 31514 at http://whqr.org Business Brief: State Rep. Susi Hamilton prepares to make case for film incentives Bill Firing Commissioners Clears Senate http://whqr.org/post/bill-firing-commissioners-clears-senate <p>A bill that has cleared the North Carolina Senate would wipe out current members of many state commissions immediately if it became law in its current form.&nbsp; The bill would then give Governor Pat McCrory the power to replace them.&nbsp; Senate Bill 10 prompted a huge outcry from Democrats and others who say the bill is an unprecedented power grab.&nbsp; The Coastal Resources Commission would be one that’s impacted.&nbsp; Chairman Bob Emory says the bill has major problems.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 21:42:57 +0000 Jeremy Loeb 31443 at http://whqr.org Bill Firing Commissioners Clears Senate