Monday, August 18, 2008

Monday Quick Hits: Hot Policy Topics for This Week

North Carolina:

Short session may be over but the General Assembly will once again be hopping with policy discussions as interim committees begin to meet. This week will see two different transportation committees be seated to discuss what is the best way to deal with transit in our growing state. One will look specifically at comprehensive rail options. The other will be a continuation of the 21st Century Transportation Committee.
Today we will also see the start up of the Child Fatality Task force for this interim break.
Next week the first Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, Substance Abuse Joint Legislative Oversight Committee will meet. (See additional post for agenda.)

Monday, Aug. 18
10 a.m. | The Child Fatality Task Force - Perinatal Health Committee meets, 1228 LB.

Tuesday, Aug. 19
10 a.m. | The Select Committee on Comprehensive Rail Service Plan / Subcommittee on Railroad Corridor Management meets, 1425 LB.

Wednesday, Aug. 20
9:30 a.m. | The Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee meets, 544 LOB.

Thursday, Aug. 21

10 a.m. | The 21st Century Transportation Committee meets, 643 LOB.

1 p.m. | The House Study Committee on Unbanked and Underbanked Consumers meets, 1228 LB.

Friday, Aug. 22
10 a.m. | The Lottery Oversight Committee meets, 421 LOB.


Congress is still on break. When they return we expect to see continued movement on the ADA Restoration Act.

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