Session Preview 2021: North Carolina Can Afford to Invest in Solutions

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) spoke to Spectrum News this month for a preview of the first session of the 2021-2022 legislative biennium in the North Carolina House of Representatives. 

Speaker Moore said returning students to the classroom, delivering more economic relief for struggling North Carolinians, and seeking consensus in restrictions on businesses, would headline his legislative priorities.

 

State Lawmakers Win Separation of Powers Case in 6-1 Decision of N.C. Supreme Court

Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Supreme Court sided with General Assembly leaders in an important separation of powers case on Friday, issuing a 6-1 decision in Cooper v. Berger affirming the legislature as the state’s constitutional authority on appropriations and policy matters.

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Speaker’s Statement on Thomas Stith Being Named the Next President of the N.C. Community College System

Raleigh, N.C. – Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) released a statement Monday on the State Board of Community Colleges’ unanimous vote naming Thomas Stith as the next president of the North Carolina Community College System. Continue reading “Speaker’s Statement on Thomas Stith Being Named the Next President of the N.C. Community College System”

Speaker Moore Congratulates Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby on Winning Chief Justice Race

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) released a statement today congratulating Justice Paul Newby on his election as Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court and thanking current-Chief Justice Cheri Beasley for her years of service to the courts system.

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SCOTUS Should Review Democrat Sue-and-Settle Elections Schemes Like North Carolina’s, Speaker Moore Says

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) said Friday that the nation’s highest court should address Democrats’ “sue-and-settle-schemes” that attempt to influence election outcomes, like the partisan consent order entered by the North Carolina Department of Justice this year.

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Legislative Leaders, Governor Announce Deal on Rural Broadband Funding

 Unused COVID relief funds for rural broadband will replace $30 million in eligible expenses already incurred using General Fund dollars
 
Legislature will vote on a bill early next year to redirect the $30 million in freed up General Fund dollars to the GREAT program
 
Raleigh, N.C. – Legislative leaders and Gov. Roy Cooper reached a deal to ensure $30 million is allocated as promised to the GREAT rural broadband program.