Billions of Dollars for N.C. Transportation and Community College Funding Approved by State House

Raleigh, N.C. – Billions of state dollars for the North Carolina Community College System and the Department of Transportation (DOT) were approved by the state House of Representatives on Wednesday as the legislature continues to fund state government priorities blocked by the Governor’s budget veto through stand-alone appropriations bills. Continue reading “Billions of Dollars for N.C. Transportation and Community College Funding Approved by State House”

Redistricting Brief from N.C. Lawmakers Calls Democrats’ Challenge to House Map a Meritless, “Contradictory Mess”

“Plaintiffs stake out a contradictory and incoherent position that is difficult to defend as anything but partisanship in action.”

Broad bipartisan support for new districts includes former Gov. Jim Martin and former UNC System President Tom Ross of North Carolinians for Redistricting Reform

Raleigh, N.C. – Leaders of the North Carolina General Assembly responded Friday to the Democratic Party’s latest objections to new legislative maps for the state House that were produced in a bipartisan process that relied on the random selection of computer-generated maps created by the Democrats’ own redistricting expert, Dr. Jowei Chen.       Continue reading “Redistricting Brief from N.C. Lawmakers Calls Democrats’ Challenge to House Map a Meritless, “Contradictory Mess””

“Complete Campus Shutdown” a Prospect at WCU as Speaker Moore Visits to Advocate for Critical Steam Plant Funds

The operations manager at WCU’s steam plant working to rebuild part of the firewall inside one of the steam plant's three old boilers.

Raleigh, N.C. – A critical $16.5 million steam plant renovation on Western Carolina University’s campus contained in the vetoed state budget is the focus of a visit from state House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) on Thursday, continuing his push for approval of $1.9 billion in capital education spending across North Carolina.  Continue reading ““Complete Campus Shutdown” a Prospect at WCU as Speaker Moore Visits to Advocate for Critical Steam Plant Funds”

Over $77 Million of ‘Raise the Age’ Funding Blocked by Budget Veto Approved Again by North Carolina House

Raleigh, N.C. – Budget funds to support North Carolina’s criminal justice reform to ‘Raise the Age’ of juvenile jurisdiction was approved again by the state House of Representatives on Wednesday as the Governor’s veto continues to block billions of taxpayer dollars for immediate needs in education, public safety, and other critical areas of state government. Continue reading “Over $77 Million of ‘Raise the Age’ Funding Blocked by Budget Veto Approved Again by North Carolina House”

Speaker Moore Says Approving $1.9 Billion Education Capital Fund of “Utmost Importance” Before General Assembly Adjournment

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) said Tuesday that approving the $1.9 billion capital budget fund for education communities in North Carolina is of the “utmost importance” before the General Assembly adjourns for any significant period of time. Continue reading “Speaker Moore Says Approving $1.9 Billion Education Capital Fund of “Utmost Importance” Before General Assembly Adjournment”

Speaker Moore Tours Western Carolina University Thursday Supporting State Budget Investments on Campus

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) will visit Western Carolina University on Thursday to support state budget investments in a $16.5 million renovation of its campus steam plant and the N.C. Promise program that guarantees $500 tuition to its students. Continue reading “Speaker Moore Tours Western Carolina University Thursday Supporting State Budget Investments on Campus”

N.C. House Leaders Respond to Latest Phony ‘Fair Maps’ Lawsuit Funded by Eric Holder’s Democrat Redistricting Committee

Raleigh, N.C. – Leaders of the North Carolina House Redistricting Committee responded Friday to the National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC) funding another lawsuit in state court, this time challenging Congressional districts that were recently upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court just two months before candidate filing begins.  Continue reading “N.C. House Leaders Respond to Latest Phony ‘Fair Maps’ Lawsuit Funded by Eric Holder’s Democrat Redistricting Committee”

House Dem Leader Completely Contradicts Himself and Video Evidence in Failed Stunt

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Democratic Leader Darren Jackson (D-Wake) completely contradicted his own prior statements and the contents of surveillance footage he claimed the Speaker’s office was hiding on Monday – footage that was immediately shown to the Capitol Press Corps to disprove the entire basis of his bizarre and false claims.  Continue reading “House Dem Leader Completely Contradicts Himself and Video Evidence in Failed Stunt”