Print
WilmingtonBiz Talk

WilmingtonBiz Talk: State Legislators Discuss The Bridge, The Budget, Medicaid Expansion And More

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 4, 2022
State legislators who represent New Hanover County shared their views on the state budget, the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge and more topics of concern to Wilmington-area residents during Thursday's WilmingtonBiz Talk.

The $27.9 billion state budget was signed into law by Gov. Roy Cooper in July. Rep. Deb Butler, a Democrat, and Republican Rep. Ted Davis, along with Republican Sen. Michael Lee, discussed what they liked – and didn't like – about the spending plan. They also weighed in on how the bridge, which is nearing the end of its useful life, could be replaced and the challenges the project presents.

Catch the full conversation below or listen to it on our podcast.



 
Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Dallasromanowski headshotcopy

Love Can’t Be Blind: Preparing for a Business Transfer to Children or Insiders

Dallas Romanowski - Cornerstone Business Advisors
Drewsmith copiersplus headshot

A Little More Communication, A Lot More Cohesion

Drew Smith - Copiers Plus
Web awstaffpic2020 1 132245438

The Luncheon for Literacy: More than a Meal

Alesha Edison Westbrook - Cape Fear Literacy Council

Trending News

Murchison Building Downtown Sold For $8.25M

Johanna F. Still - Aug 12, 2022

With Home Sales Down In July, Realtors Struggle To Choose 'sweet Spot' Prices

Cece Nunn - Aug 12, 2022

Local Film Projects Building Sizeable Spend; New TV Series Announced For September

Jenny Callison - Aug 12, 2022

In The Current Issue

Film On Rebound; New Horse Enters Race

New soundstages in Wilmington are set to be constructed toward the end of the year – marking activity that appears hasn’t happened since the...


Stacking The (parking) Deck

The amount and cost of parking in urban settings is a ubiquitous topic, particularly in growing cities like Wilmington, where not everyone a...


Beach Equipment Rentals Sizzle

For some beachgoers, their perfect day is lazing on the shore, soaking up rays. For others, it’s water sports or maybe biking alongside the...

Book On Business

The 2022 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

Trying to Grow a Business?
2020 Health Care Heroes
2020 WilmingtonBiz 100