Speaker Moore Nominated for Fourth Term Leading N.C. House, Would Tie State Record

Raleigh, N.C. – The incoming state House Republican Majority nominated Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) by acclamation on Monday to a fourth term as presiding officer of the North Carolina House of Representatives, a span that would tie a state record for the number of legislative terms holding the position.

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Speaker Moore Directs Elections Committee to Take All Necessary Steps to Protect Will of North Carolina Voters

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) sent a letter Friday to Joint Legislative Elections Committee Co-Chair Rep. Destin Hall (R-Caldwell) directing him to “utilize all available tools, including your constitutional and statutory subpoena power to compel the Board to do its job as soon as possible.”

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Speaker Moore Urges Gov. Cooper and Raleigh Mayor to Prepare for Unrest with Protective Action

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) sent a letter Friday urging Gov. Cooper and Raleigh Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin to take necessary actions to protect property and residents in North Carolina’s capital ahead of expected unrest.
 
Read Speaker Moore’s letter to Gov. Cooper and Mayor Baldwin.
 
“Residents and business owners in Raleigh have suffered from the recurring violent destruction of their downtown too many times in 2020,” Speaker Moore wrote Friday.
 
“The people of North Carolina’s capital city are in dire need of swift measures by your administrations providing confidence that their livelihoods will be protected in the days ahead.”
 
“Elected leaders must not only send a strong message that protests remain peaceful. Our citizens depend on you to issue a powerful response that equips public safety officers, implements curfews, and takes all necessary steps to control yet another potential riot in the City of Raleigh.”
 
Raleigh media outlets are reporting “store owners are wary….about speaking out after enduring so much these last few months.”
 
 
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Speaker Moore Hails 800 New Jobs Coming to Western North Carolina for $650M Aerospace Plant

Kings Mountain, N.C. – Today state House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) hailed the news of a massive economic development project in western North Carolina, as Raytheon will bring 800 jobs to Buncombe County with a $650 million aerospace investment.