Bipartisan Bill Aims To Clean Up State's Roadways


Last updated 5/12/2021 at 3:32pm

A bipartisan bill aimed at helping clean up North Carolina’s roadways passed the House Transportation Committee. The Highway Cleanup Act (HB 100), which was introduced by House Majority Leader John Bell (R-Wayne), provides additional funding for trash pickup, road maintenance, public awareness, and litter deterrence and enforcement.

Under the bill, a new grant program will be created called “Detainees Clean NC,” which will provide local sheriff’s offices with additional funding to oversee detainee litter cleanup efforts. The overall bill has the support of the N.C. Department of T...

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