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Hurricane recovery, pipeline focus of legislative panel

Aug 29, 2018 Read more: SFGate
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina Republican lawmakers want to publicly talk some more about Hurricane Matthew relief and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The General Assembly's chief government oversight committee when not in session meets Wednesday. Presentations on hurricane recovery and the pipeline's permitting process are on the agenda. Eastern lawmakers have been unhappy with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's administration on the pace in which over $200 million in federal funds are being distributed to homeowners and landlords for repairs and rebuilding. State officials say federal environmental reviews approved this week in three key counties should accelerate money distribution.

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