NC Legislative Newsletter
January 22, 2020
The General Assembly reconvenes at noon on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 to begin its legislative work. COVID-19 and the state budget remain front and center for leadership.
State and Legislative Issues
Inauguration of the 46th president of the United States
North Carolina General Assembly Leadership
Rep. Kelly Alexander (D-Mecklenburg) has been elected as chair of the Legislative Black Caucus. He takes over from Sen. Paul Lowe (D-Forsyth) who held that position in the previous biennium.
North Carolina News
BB&T office tower in uptown Charlotte sold for $115 million to a New York firm (The Charlotte Observer)
Durham biotech company that treats knee pain plans to go public with a $100M IPO (The News & Observer)
Raleigh named one of the best state capitals. What earned it a spot on the list? (The News & Observer)
NC State Alumni
Former NC State quarterback Philip Rivers, 39, retires from the NFL after 17 seasons (The News & Observer)