Legislative Alerts


NCSBA Legislative Update - June 26, 2015



Friday, June 26, 2015
NCSBA Legislative Update June 26, 2015 Budget Update/Continuing Resolution Budget negotiations between the House and Senate have yet to begin even though the 2014-15 fiscal year ends on Tuesday. Lawmakers have turned their attention to getting a measure passed that would keep state government operating until a final more»

NCSBA Legislative Update - June 19, 2015



Friday, June 19, 2015
NCSBA Legislative Update June 19, 2015 Senate Budget Process Finishes An $8.2 billion spending plan for K-12 public education was approved by the Senate this week. The Senate’s version of the budget is vastly different from that of the House, both in funding priorities and policy provisions. The Senate’s more»

NCSBA Legislative Update - June 5, 2015



Friday, June 5, 2015
NCSBA Legislative Update June 5, 2015 Senate Budget Plans Senate budget writers have been meeting behind the scenes developing a spending proposal for the fiscal biennium. The released timeline is for the initial draft of the Senate budget to be made available next week and be marked up by the Senate’s Finance more»

NCSBA Legislative Update - May 29



Friday, May 29, 2015
NCSBA Legislative Update May 29, 2015 Senate Budget Process Begins Senate leaders released spending targets and a planned timetable this week for its 2015-17 budget. The Senate Education Appropriations Committee will be allowed to raise the base K-12 public education budget by approximately 1.2% (less than 1% over what was appropriated for 2014-15). ADM more»

NCSBA Legislative Update - May 8, 2015



Friday, May 8, 2015
NCSBA Legislative Update May 8, 2015 Budget Update Activity on Jones Street was relatively quiet this week as lawmakers’ attention has turned to developing the 2015-17 budget. House budget writers were meeting regularly throughout the week behind closed doors. Expectations are for House appropriations more»

NCSBA Legislative Update - May 1, 2015



Friday, May 1, 2015
NCSBA Legislative Update May 1, 2015 Crossover Passes April 30 was the crossover deadline, the date by which non-finance and non-appropriation bills must pass their originating chamber in order to be considered by the other chamber. Click here to see the list of all K-12 related bills NCSBA is tracking that survived more»

NCSBA Legislative Update - April 24, 2015



Friday, April 24, 2015
NCSBA Legislative Update April 24, 2015 Action Needed - School Calendar No decision has been made to date on the school calendar issue in the House. We are hopeful that the House will pass a measure next week before the crossover deadline (April 30). This will give the L.O.C.A.L. coalition, of which NCSBA is a part, more»

NCSBA Legislative Update - April 17, 2015



Friday, April 17, 2015
NCSBA Legislative Update April 17, 2015 Crossover Deadline April 30 is the crossover deadline, the date by which bills other than finance/appropriations bills must be passed by one chamber or the other in order to be eligible for the remainder of the 15-16 session. Legislative activity will be picking up as crossover more»
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