NC House Report from Rep. Brenden Jones

NC House Report from Rep. Brenden Jones

The Rundown
Greetings from Rep. Jones

Weekly Recap

News Clips
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THE DISPATCH News From The Office Of Deputy Majority Leader Brenden Jones
Welcome back to The Dispatch. Lots to get to this week with some interesting bills moving in the opposite chamber as the House continues to work on the budget. The House has been involved with the NC High School Athletic Association hearings, and a bill has been introduced. With very limited votes and a planned break next week, there won’t be a Dispatch or video recap until the first week of August.
The Rundown
The RundownThe House had a very efficient week, passing HJR 971, honoring the life and memory of Melanie Wade Goodwin, former Member of the General Assembly. Former Rep. Goodwin served three terms in the House from 2004 to 2010, representing Richmond and Montgomery counties. She co-chaired the House Elections Law and Campaign Finance Reform Committees and the Legislative Administrative Procedures Oversight Committee in the General Assembly. Rep. Goodwin was also an attorney and served as a Deputy Commissioner at the North Carolina Industrial Commission. She passed September 2, 2020 after bravely battling breast cancer for eleven years. As stated, we’re still working through the budget. Some parts will be teased out before the full budget is introduced.
News Clips

Check out the news clips below on things that happened this week around the state:

WRAL: Americans Don’t Have To Live In The With Bipartisan Support, It’s A Good Bet Sports Gambling Will Become Legal In NC
Carolina JournalCooper To Let Mask Mandates Expire, New Guidance Says Schools ‘Should’ Require Masks In K-8
Carolina Journal: Overhaul Of High School Sports Governance Presented In Senate Committee
WECT: Columbus County Man Captured After Six-Hour Manhunt
The News Reporter: Youth Baseball Parents Bring Anger, Questions To Commissioners Over Team’s COVID-19 Removal
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Legislative Resources
This section is for the resources you need to track bills, get committee notices, or get in touch with legislators, particularly if you have a problem with a state agency.Want to find info on a particular bill? Look no further: NCGA LegislationThe UNC School of Government tracks and analyzes bills. If you’d like to sign up for their daily rundown, go here: UNC SOGInterested in following a particular committee? Check out the committee page and sign up for their notices: NCGA CommitteesNeed to contact the office? All the details are here: Office Of Rep. Brenden Jones