Author: Calvin McRae

Advocacy Update: State Budget Stalemate, Association Health Plans, & More

NC Budget Update I love college football. The only thing better than a good ballgame on a crisp fall day is a ballgame that goes into multiple overtimes. When LSU and Texas A&M battled in a seven-overtime thriller in 2018, everyone won because we were treated to some fantastic action. Unfortunately, overtime is only good… Read More »

Advocacy Update: Infrastructure, Parental Leave, & More

Infrastructure Paving– The North Carolina Department of Transportation is currently in the process of evaluating our Division paving needs for the 2020 season. As part of their process they are reaching out to the community for input into the process. If there are state maintained roads in your area that you would like to be… Read More »

Winston Salem Chamber Supports Proposed Stevens Center Renovations

The Stevens Center is an iconic and cultural masterpiece beloved for generations here in Winston Salem. We are grateful for its presence in our community, and its role as an important economic asset to the city. The Stevens Center is a vital fixture in the aesthetic of our downtown and is an essential teaching facility… Read More »

Winston Salem Chamber Opposes FIBER NC Act

This Week at the Capital shared the following information regarding House Bill 431 (FIBER NC Act): This bill would allow counties and municipalities to build and lease facilities and equipment to increase broadband services. The bill was filed on March 21st and referred to the Committee on Energy and Public Utilities on March 25th. This… Read More »

Advocate Together. A Government Affairs First-Quarter Progress Report

Our tagline, “Together”, symbolizes our promise to have salient conversations about how to make our community the best it can be. It symbolizes our commitment to the business community to involve all voices in the community when we engage in those conversations. The Government Affairs team is adhering to that creed and we invite you… Read More »

Advocacy Update

Association Health Insurance-Senate Bill 86 If the opening days of the legislative session started out as a leisurely walk, the past few weeks have escalated into an exuberant run. Sen. Joyce Krawiec, R-Forsyth, made waves in the world of healthcare policy because a Senate bill she co-sponsored was sent to the Senate floor for debate.… Read More »

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