House Supports Successful Investment Strategies in 2017-2018 Budget

 Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House of Representatives released highlights of its balanced budget proposal for the 2017-2018 biennium on Thursday, submitting a plan that supports successful government investment strategies contributing to revenue surpluses, rainy day reserves, rapid economic and population growth this decade. Continue reading “House Supports Successful Investment Strategies in 2017-2018 Budget”

Speaker Moore Thanks Teachers, Reaffirms ‘Teacher Appreciation Agenda’ in NC

Raleigh, N.C. –  In recognition of National Teacher Appreciation Week, North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) released a statement Monday thanking educators and reaffirming the General Assembly’s commitment to continue raising  teacher salaries statewide in the 2017 legislative budget: Continue reading “Speaker Moore Thanks Teachers, Reaffirms ‘Teacher Appreciation Agenda’ in NC”

UNC National Champions Celebrated in Joint Session of General Assembly

Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House of Representatives welcomed players and coaches from the 2017 NCAA Men’s National Championship team on Wednesday, hosting a joint session with the state senate to recognize the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tar Heels for their historic title run this season. Continue reading “UNC National Champions Celebrated in Joint Session of General Assembly”

Statement on Passing of Reporter Mark Binker

 Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore released a statement Sunday on the passing of reporter Mark Binker:

“Mark had the sharpest wit in the Capitol Press Corps and a knack for giving his readers a real inside look at the legislature,” said House Speaker Tim Moore.  “In many ways he represented the very best of North Carolina, and no one knew or covered the General Assembly better than Mark Binker.”

“Mark will be greatly missed and remembered as one of the best capitol beat reporters the state ever had.  I am deeply saddened to hear of his passing and extend my fullest sympathies to his family on behalf of the House of Representatives.”