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Legislative Briefing Special Addition – Southern Shores Meeting & Republican Run Off TODAY

From Porter Graham, GAD Hello all, The Town of Southern Shores Council will meet TODAY at 5:30 p.m. in the Southern Shores Pitts Center located at 5377 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949, to discuss its proposed special events ordinance. Revisions to the ordinance following OBAR’s participation in a June 4 Southern Shores […]

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Legislative Briefing June 28

Raleigh The North Carolina Senate voted June 12 to repeal the Map Act, which allows the North Carolina Department of Transportation to prohibit development or subdivision of privately owned land within planned roadway corridors and withhold compensation pending finalization of construction. The Map Act was originally intended to contain the value of property NCDOT planned […]

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Legislative Briefing June 19

Early Voting Has Begun in Dare & Currituck Counties for Congressional Primary Runoff Overview: The N.C. State Board of Elections has established a special election to select the replacement of Walter Jones as the District 3 U.S. House Representative. Jones passed away on February 10th of this year. One-stop absentee voting (commonly known as (“early […]

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Legislative Briefing June 13th

‘What the Flood!’ NAIC Quiz Helps Americans Understand Flood Insurance From NAIC – The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) released a new online quiz, “What the Flood!,” as part of its #YourRiskIsReal campaign, an ongoing effort to educate consumers about flood risks and the need to consider purchasing flood insurance. The #YourRiskIsReal campaign educates consumers about […]

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Legislative Briefing 6/5

National Flood Insurance Program Largely through the efforts of Louisiana’s congressional delegation, the National Flood Insurance Program was spared expiration on May 30 for the eleventh time in two nears, this time through September 2019. Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy simultaneously circulated among colleagues a letter with bipartisan signatories largely from coastal states calling for replacement […]

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Legislative Briefing May 15

Charter Communications Charter Communications, parent of Spectrum-branded products and services, announced its decision to discontinue a long-standing policy permitting transferal of accounts from home sellers to buyers. The change would pose an interruption of service for renters occupying the property at the time of sale unless sellers return their cable boxes and buyers establish new […]

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Legislative Briefing May 8

Currituck Sound Toll Bridge The North Carolina Department of Transportation (DoT) and Federal Highway Administration face new litigation filed Tuesday, April 23 by opponents of a proposed $500 million Currituck Sound toll bridge, who emphasize the project’s environmental impact and underutilization. Plaintiffs including the Southern Environmental Law Center and various citizens’ groups allege the project’s […]

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Legislative Briefing 1.29.19

Legislative Briefing Week Ending January 25, 2019 Homeowners Insurance Increases – SUBMIT COMMENTS TODAY! NC REALTORS® Call for Action Public Forum Wednesday, February 13th at 7 pm Southern Shores Hearing Next Week on Large Oceanfront Structures WHEN WILL DARE COUNTY FLOOD MAPS BE EFFECTIVE? Nags Head Beach Re-Nourishment Begins in May – WHAT YOU NEED […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ July 2, 2018

Settlement Reached on Dwelling Rates The NC Rate Bureau and the NC Department of Insurance (NCDOI) reached a settlement agreement this week on a Dwelling Rate Filing that was submitted in February of this year. The Rate Bureau was proposing an overall statewide average increase in dwelling policy rate of 18.9%. NC Insurance Commissioner Mike […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 5.8.18

Primary Election – Tuesday, May 8th If Real Estate or Development is your profession, then politics IS your business! The polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. till 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8th for the NC Primary Election. Below are sample ballots for Currituck and Dare to prepare you for your time in the […]

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