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Iredell EDC Discusses Economic Development Priorities with Members of the NC General Assembly

Iredell EDC’s Jenn Bosser joined a delegation of economic developers representing 100 counties across the state for the North Carolina Economic Development Association’s legislative day at the North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh on March 29, 2022.  NCEDA hosted a breakfast with legislatures to share legislative priorities to promote support for product development, workforce development, and refinement of policies. Bosser serves as the Chairman of the Economic Development Advisory Board for the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance joined the Alliance’s Chief Advocacy Officer Joe Bost on meetings with elected leaders representing Iredell County and the Charlotte Region including Representative Mitchell Setzer, Representative Gray Mills, Senator Vickie Sawyer, Representative Becky Carney and Representative Brandon Overcash to discuss legislative priorities that support product development, workforce development, and improvements to existing policies. NCEDA’s legislative committee takes a proactive approach to work with members of the General Assembly and others in state government whose actions and decisions impact our state’s business climate and its ability to recruit new employers and help existing industry grow. The focus on NCEDA’s advocacy efforts are focused on policies, initiatives and programs that promote job creation, encourage investment and result in economic prosperity throughout North Carolina. CLICK HERE FOR A PRINT READY COPY OF NCEDA’S 2023 LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

About NCEDA:
Over 850 economic development professionals and allies are members of the North Carolina Economic Developers Association and recognize the value of effective economic development activities that recruit new investments in North Carolina’s economy and that support the growth of our state’s existing businesses and entrepreneurial ventures. NCEDA supports their efforts through a broad range of professional education and training, association networking opportunities, and advocacy of their interests through collaboration with the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, the North Carolina Department of Commerce and our state legislators. Our members include professional economic developers at the local, regional and state levels, as well as professionals in allied fields, such as architects, commercial real estate developers, utility company representatives, and academics. Together, they share and promote a common vision for creating and sustaining economic prosperity for North Carolina.