Tag:N.C. Chamber

  • Bill enabling Association Health Plans moves to House

    The Senate has overwhelmingly passed Senate Bill 86, which could make high-quality, affordable health care insurance available to tens of thousands of North Carolina residents lacking coverage. The bill enables the growth of Association Health Plans, designed for small businesses and…

  • Salamido: N.C. Chamber forming litigation division to protect commercial interests

    In 2011, Gary Salamido joined the North Carolina Chamber, a nonpartisan business advocacy organization, as vice president of governmental affairs. Salamido heads the chamber’s lobbying efforts at the North Carolina General Assembly, representing the interests of 35,000 businesses that employ 1.26 million workers across the state.   Before joining the Chamber, Salamido spent 19 years with GlaxoSmithKline, the final decade as GSK’s director of state…

  • Economists cautiously optimistic about North Carolina growth in 2017

      DURHAM — Economists on Wednesday said they expected North Carolina’s economy to grow somewhat in 2017, but they cautioned against counting on a robust growth during the coming year. The panel of economists presented their observations to business leaders gathered at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Conference Center during…