Advocacy

All posts shared under the “Advocacy” blog list on the homepage, including Legislative Briefing, Calls to Action, and Legislative Events.

Legislative Briefing ~ 2.15.18

Currituck to Consider Off-Road Parking Permit – MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19th at 6 p.m. Currituck County Commissioners meet on Monday, February 19th at 6 p.m. Under New Business on the Agenda is the consideration of an Amendment to Chapter 10 of the Currituck County Code of Ordinances establishing a permitting system for beach parking. A public […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 1.31.18

Comment on Off-Shore Oil Drilling The Town of Kill Devil Hills has developed a page on their website detailing the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s comment period on a plan that would open all Atlantic Ocean waters bordering the east coast of the United States to offshore oil drilling. The comment period on the […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 1.24.18

Government Shut Down Over …….. For Now The short government shutdown which began on Saturday, January 20th, ended on Monday, January 22nd when a short-term extension plan passed the House and Senate and was then signed by President Trump. This means that the Federal government is open for business …..for now. The agreement extends the […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 1.18.18

Candidate Filing Period Opens on February 12th The candidate filing period for the 2018 elections begins on Monday, February 12th at 12:00 p.m. and will continue until Wednesday, February 28th at 12:00 p.m. Currituck County: Candidates must file for election at the Currituck Board of Elections office, located at 2811 Caratoke Hwy., Currituck. Offices up for […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 1.12.18

Homeowners Insurance Rate Filing DENIED The NC Department of Insurance announced late last week that the NC Rate Bureau’s 2017 Homeowners Insurance Rate Filing has been denied. As soon as the filing was submitted on November 17th, NCDOI staff began reviewing the 2,000+ pages to determine if the Rate Bureau’s statewide average increase request of […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 12.19.17

CALL FOR ACTION – COMMENT NOW ON RATE INCREASE FOR HOMEOWNERS, RENTERS, CONDO and WIND ONLY POLICIES The NC Rate Bureau submitted a filing to the NC Department of Insurance (NCDOI) last month to increase Homeowners Insurance rates as much as 25% in areas in eastern NC. The filing also includes requests to increase tenants […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 12.15.17

CALL FOR ACTION – COMMENT NOW! HOMEOWNERS, RENTERS, CONDO and WIND ONLY INSURANCE INCREASE REQUESTS The NC Rate Bureau submitted a filing to the NC Department of Insurance (NCDOI) last month to increase Homeowners Insurance rates as much as 25%in areas in eastern NC. The filing also includes requests to increase tenants (renters) and condo insurance […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 12.7.17

National Flood Insurance Program Update The National Flood Insurance Program is set to expire this Friday, December 8th. Congress is considering a two-week extension that would allow time to more carefully consider long-term legislation renewing the program. The program was originally set to expire on September 30th but Congress approved extending the program in the […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 11.28.17

New Faces Elected to Local Municipal Boards/Councils The November General Election has come and gone and now the work begins for some newly elected local government Council and Commission members. Taking the oath of office in December will be: Duck – There was no opposition for any incumbent Council members. Monica Thibodeau, Don Kingston, Jon Britt, […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 11.22.17

NC RATE BUREAU REQUESTS 25% HOMEOWNER INSURANCE RATE INCREASE OBAR/OBHBA was notified yesterday that the NC Rate Bureau submitted a Homeowners Insurance Filing representing an 18.7% average increase statewide. The homeowners filing will impact those with homeowners insurance policies – not dwelling policies. Homeowner policies typically cover properties that are primary residences; those homes that […]

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