Legislative Day Set for June 21

Paul Fogleman,

The Hosiery and Textiles Governmental Affairs Council tentatively has set Tuesday, June 17 for the annual lobbying day with executives from manufacturing companies.

If state budget writers in the House and Senate complete the fiscal year budget before June 17, alternate plans will be implemented.

For more than 20 years, hosiery and textiles executives have visited lawmaker to support state appropriations for the Manufacturing Solutions Center and the Textile Technology Center, both important resources for testing, prototyping of new products, and research and development.

The format for the visits have included a breakfast for representatives and senators, followed by office visits.

The 2014 session opens May 14. The new fiscal year begin July 1 but often the General Assembly adopts continuing resolutions if budgets are not complete when the new fiscal year begins.

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