Monday, October 25, 2021

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Bill To Expand Care For Children With Autism Approved By Legislature

Bill To Expand Care For Children With Autism Approved By Legislature

On Monday, the state legislature gave final approval to legislation introduced by House Majority Leader John Bell (R-Wayne) and Senate Majority Whip Jim Perry (R-Lenoir) to streamline and expand access to care for children with autism. The bill, which passed both the House and Senate unanimously, now goes to the Governor for his signature. Currently,…read more »

Lawmakers Develop Comprehensive Flood Plan

Lawmakers Develop Comprehensive Flood Plan

– From the offices of Senator Jim Perry & Senator Danny Britt – Since 2016, North Carolina has experienced $22 Billion in damages related to major flood events related to two hurricanes, Matthew (2016) and Florence (2018). Eastern North Carolina communities are on the frontlines of flooding, whether it be from tropical storms, hurricanes, or…read more »

Nearly $25 Million In COVID Relief Funding Approved For WCPS

Nearly $25 Million In COVID Relief Funding Approved For WCPS

Thanks to $1.6 billion in funding approved by the General Assembly for North Carolina Public Schools, Senator Jim Perry and Representative John Bell announced that Wayne County Public Schools is now eligible for up to $24,866,346 in assistance as part of recent COVID-19 relief efforts. Last week, the state announced the projected LEA allotments. Local…read more »

Sen. Perry Announces Deal To Fund Rural Broadband Grants

Sen. Perry Announces Deal To Fund Rural Broadband Grants

– From the Office of Sen. Jim Perry – Senator Jim Perry, along with his colleagues in the legislature, reached a deal with Gov. Roy Cooper to ensure $30 million is allocated as promised to the GREAT rural broadband program. Sen. Jim Perry (R-Lenoir) said, “This is a win for the people of rural North…read more »

Bell, Perry Announce Golden LEAF Projects for Wayne County

Bell, Perry Announce Golden LEAF Projects for Wayne County

Rep. John Bell and Sen. Jim Perry announced that Golden LEAF Board of Directors voted to award funding to the following economic development and disaster recovery projects in Wayne County: $100,000 through the Open Grants Program to Mt. Olive Family Medicine Center to support expansion of the family medical center and walk-in clinic, resulting in…read more »

Bell, Perry Announce Hurricane Relief Funds For Wayne County

Bell, Perry Announce Hurricane Relief Funds For Wayne County

Rep. John Bell and Sen. Jim Perry have announced that Golden LEAF Board of Directors voted to award state funds for hurricane recovery projects in Wayne County. This includes over $8,000 to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Goldsboro for building repair and replacement carpet following damage as a result of Hurricane Florence. Insurance proceeds were…read more »

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