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The North Carolina Chamber Lists Senator Meredith as Jobs Champion

The North Carolina Chamber has rated me as a “Jobs Champion” for my votes last year on legislation the Chamber favors. The Chamber advocates on behalf of business and industry in North Carolina. It listed me as a “Jobs Champions” for my votes for bills that the Chamber considered to be pro-job growth and against […]

Public Schools Impacted by Pipeline to Receive $58 Million Fund

This month my colleagues and I sent legislation to Governor Cooper requiring the $58 million fund he negotiated with energy companies building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline – announced the same day his Department of Environmental Quality approved a key permit for its operations – be distributed to school systems in eastern North Carolina along the […]

Presidential Budget Military Construction Program Increases to $315 Million for North Carolina (Fourth Highest in the Nation)

The President’s Budget for FY2019 includes $315.776 million in Department of Defense major military construction at installations in North Carolina.  This budget would fund projects at the following bases, in the amounts indicated: Fort Bragg:                     $42.366 million MCAS Cherry Point:     $240.830 million MCAS New River:          $32.580 million In addition to this major construction, North Carolina […]

New station in Fayetteville, N.C., joins Piedmont’s network of 11 publicly available refueling stations

Piedmont Natural Gas announced the opening of a new compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling station in Fayetteville, a sign of growing demand as more companies choose clean, affordable natural gas to fuel their fleets of cars and trucks. This is the second new CNG refueling location the company has announced in a year’s time. Replacing […]