A regulatory climate that supports a healthy environment while allowing businesses to grow at the pace of the modern global economy is an essential element for a state with North Carolina’s lofty growth goals. However, regulations cost Americans nearly $2 trillion every year, and concerns about overly burdensome regulations continue to be an issue that remains top of mind for our members in the organized business community.
The North Carolina Chamber believes that a modernized, streamlined regulatory climate is key to reducing the unnecessary hurdles that can stop positive expansion in its tracks. To that end, we approach regulatory advocacy as a continual process aimed at striking the smart balance between supporting the growth requirements of job creators and providing commonsense safeguards for a healthy natural environment.
North Carolina is set to become the seventh most populous state in the country in the coming years, adding another two million residents by 2030. As we prepare for this level of growth, securing a prosperous economic future for every community across...
A recent workers’ compensation ruling from the North Carolina Supreme Court will be detrimental to injured employees and employers across the state. In Wilkes v. City of Greenville, the state Supreme Court expanded liability in workers’ compensat...
North Carolina’s coastal fisheries are on the decline and the evidence is clear - commercial and recreational fisherman are hooking fewer fish than in previous years. Specifically, commercial fisherman caught 9% less in 2016 compared to 2015, while...