Senate Sends Trump $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill Bloomberg – March 23, 2018 The Senate narrowly averted a government shutdown by passing a $1.3 trillion spending bill early Friday that increases military and domestic spending and strengthens background checks for gun buyers. The 65-32 vote came after Republican conservatives objected to the higher spending and Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky held open the possibility that he’d delay the vote past a Friday midnight funding deadline. As Pedestrian Deaths Spike, Scientists Scramble
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Make plans to join us for the NC Go Annual Meeting with special guest, Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon.
Registration is now closed – the Event is Sold Out!.
It’s been a busy and successful year for NC Go!, with changes to our organization, new transportation money, and new leadership on our board. New Funding Of greatest importance is our advocacy: thanks to the efforts of NC Go!, our advocates and partnering organizations more than $700 Million in new, recurring transportation funding was included in the 2015-16 budget. And, thanks to Senate Bill 20, the Motor Fuels Tax formula has been changed and will result in $450 Million in funding
Presentation to Gov-Elect Pat McCrory’s Transportation Transition Advisory Team
In 2012 NC Go! advocates sent more than 1,200 letters and emails to their legislators in NC asking them to invest in NC’s roads and protect the gas tax.
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