Legislative Agenda

Carteret County Chamber of Commerce

2019 Legislative Agenda

The Carteret County Chamber of Commerce encourages funding for:

  • Transportation
  • Public Education including Pre-K through 12 as well as the Community College
  • Broadband
  • Tourism Funding
  • Morehead City Harbor Dredging as well as Shallow Draft Dredging
  • Beach Nourishment
  • Humanities and the Arts

The Carteret County Chamber of Commerce supports:

  • Insurance Reforms
  • Current Distribution Formula for Sales Tax
  • Expansion of Oyster/Aquaculture Industry
  • North Carolina Ports
  • NCDOT Ferry Division
  • Current Uniform School Calendar Law
  • Military Operations
  • Access to Good Healthcare
  • Economic Development

The Carteret County Chamber of Commerce opposes:

  • Seismic Testing and Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling
  • The NC Economic Development Tier System
  • Increase in State Taxes

In addition:

  • Concern over Flood Insurance Maps
  • Concern over Critical Habitat Designations
  • Concern for the Environment
  • Concern over the County’s Commercial Fishing Industry
  • Concern over Litter