Ag-Round Table Meeting with Rep. Mike Connaway and David Rouzer

Today, I had the privilege of attending an Agriculture Round Table discussion hosted by Congressman (NC-7) David Rouzer and staff. Representative Rouzer is a member of the Agriculture Committee in the US House, and he chairs the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture. Rep. Mike Connaway (TX-11), who currently chairs the House Agriculture Committee was invited to come down to … More Ag-Round Table Meeting with Rep. Mike Connaway and David Rouzer

House Bill 250: Healthy Food Retailer/Corner Store Act

Last week, many things were going on in the Senate. First off, the biannual budget plan was released by Sen. Harry Brown, one of the co-chairs of the Appropriations committee. Then, a series of debates occurred during Senate Appropriation, Finance, and Pension and Retirement committee meetings. By last Thursday, the Senate has passed House Bill 97, which … More House Bill 250: Healthy Food Retailer/Corner Store Act

Prosperity Zones and the Mountain to Sea Trail

This past week, I had an opportunity to visit the Economic Development Partnership of NC, a Non-Profit Organization that’s affiliated with the NC Department of Commerce to help our state in attracting new business investments, tourism, film development to our state, as well as to provide businesses already in NC to become more successful. The NC … More Prosperity Zones and the Mountain to Sea Trail