The 2013-2014 regular session of the North Carolina General Assembly reconvened on January 30, 2013.
Action for Children North Carolina advocates on the behalf of children and youth at the North Carolina General Assembly. Every legislative session, Action for Children plays an active role in ensuring that children are a priority in the policy decisions that affect their lives by providing information to policymakers and state leaders, organizing grassroots advocacy efforts across the state and working closely with other child advocacy organizations.
Click here to view Action for Children's legislative priorities for the 2013 Session.
Budget Analysis, 2013-15
- The Senate released its proposed budget on May 19.
- The Governor released his proposed budget on March 20.
Click below for line-by-line comparisons of child-focused sections of the Governor- and Senate-proposed budgets.
N.C. Child Advocate Calls
Action for Children, in partnership with the Covenant with North Carolina's Children, hosts weekly child advocate calls that offer in-depth analysis of legislative events throughout the session. These calls take place every Friday at 11am. To join, dial 1-800-582-3014 and enter passcode 882011141#
Click here to add this call to your calendar. Did you miss our last call? Click below for a summary of bills discussed.
- Week 1: February 1
- Week 2: February 8
- Week 3: February 15
- Week 4: February 22
- Week 5: March 1
- Week 6: March 8
- Week 7: March 15
- Week 8: March 22
- Week 10: April 5
- Week 11: April 12
- Week 12: April 19
- Week 13: April 26
- Week 14: May 3
- Week 15: May 10
- Week 16: May 17
- Budget Update: Senate Budget Released
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