Sunday, January 4, 2009

Monday Quick HIts: Hot Policy Topics for This Week

North Carolina:

Governor-elect Perdue Cabinet Watch:
On Friday Governor-elect Bev Perdue announced three cabinet positions. We are watching to see if the Secretary of Health and Human Services is up next on the agenda.
When we find out we will let you know.

Governor-Elect Perdue Inauguration:
On Saturday, January 10th the citizens of North Carolina will witness the historic swearing in of the first woman governor.  We will be blogging the event live here. To read all about the multiple celebrations we invite you to visit Governor-elect Perdue's website.

General Assembly Update:
We are counting down to the start of session.  There are multiple committee meetings this week and many will be rolling out their proposals.  We are collecting all the information and will have it for you in our pre-session outlook.

Here are the meetings for the week:

Monday, Jan. 5
10 a.m. | The Child Fatality Task Force - Intentional Death Committee meets, 1228 LB.
1 p.m. | The Child Fatality Task Force - Perinatal Health Committee meets, 1228 LB.

Tuesday, Jan. 6
10 a.m. | The Joint Legislative Study Commission on Municipal Annexation meets, 643 LOB.

Wednesday, Jan. 7
9:30 a.m. | The Revenue Laws Study Committee meets, 544 LOB.
10 a.m. | The Legislative Study Commission on Children and Youth meets, 1027 LB.
The Child Fatality Task Force - Unintentional Death (Drivers Education) Committee meets, 1124 LB.

Thursday, Jan. 8
3 p.m. | The Agency Review Subcommittee of the Joint Legislative Committee on Domestic Violence meets, 415 LOB.

Friday, Jan. 9
10 a.m. | The Partition Sales Study Committee meets, 421 LOB.

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