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State Senator Marcus Files Bill for Davidson Pedestrian Safety Funds

by | Mar 9, 2023

The bill filed by State Senator Natasha Marcus, co-sponsored by Vickie Sawyer.


Wednesday State Senator Natasha Marcus filed a number of bills in this, the long session of the North Carolina General Assembly. Included in those filings was a specific request for $600,000 for pedestrian safety efforts in Davidson.

When reached for comment about her legislative efforts, Marcus said “I have filed a bill requesting additional state funds to improve pedestrian safety in the Town of Davidson. We were successful in securing funding last biennium for these important initiatives and hope to do more this year.”

She added “I presented the need to Sen. Vickie Sawyer (R-Iredell) and was pleased that she wants to help and agreed to sign on as a co-primary sponsor of the bill. As chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, she will have some sway with budget writers. I look forward to working with Sen. Sawyer on this initiative and others.”

Sen. Marcus added that she also filed other bills to support Davidson residents, including:

  • SB227, Funds for Davidson Pedestrian Safety
  • SB241, Design Elem.Exempt-Historic Downtown Davidson
  • SB242, Davidson/Demolition of Historic Structures
  • SB243, Town of Davidson-Expedited Review Exemption
  • SB264, Davidson Historic Dist. Subdivision Exemption

Additionally, she filed the following bills to support constituents in Cornelius and Huntersville: SB256, Harmony Req’ment Changes-Town of Huntersville; SB270, Funds for Cornelius Infrastructure Projects; SB271, Funds for Cornelius History Museum; and SB272, Funds for Smithville CommUNITY Coalition.


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