Raleigh, N.C. – Legislative leaders on Tuesday responded to Gov. Roy Cooper’s and Attorney General Josh Stein’s attempt to fire attorneys retained by the General Assembly to defend North Carolina’s hugely popular voter ID law and withdraw the case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading “Speaker Moore Responds to Gov. Cooper’s Attempt to Derail Voter ID Defense”
Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore accepted the Public Leader of the Year Award from the N.C. Technology Association on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Continue reading “N.C. Tech Association Names Speaker Moore Public Leader of the Year”
Raleigh, N.C. – Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) responded Monday to Gov. Roy Cooper’s teacher pay proposal:
“Republicans have made bold and historic commitments to raising teacher pay in North Carolina since 2014, so we’re excited Gov. Cooper wants to join us in that effort. Republicans raised teacher pay while cutting taxes and providing relief to hard-working North Carolinians, so we hope the details of Gov. Cooper’s proposal will mirror our successful approach.” Continue reading “Speaker Moore Responds to Gov. Cooper’s Teacher Pay Proposal”
Under Republican leadership, North Carolina saw the single biggest improvement in teacher pay of any state in the country from 2013-2014, and the largest average gain in teacher pay over the same period according to data from the left-leaning National Education Association (NEA). Continue reading “North Carolina Teacher’s Income Rising Faster Than Any Other State”
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House of Representatives voted 104-9 on Thursday to pass House Bill 3 ‘Eminent Domain Constitutional Protections,’ a bill that proposes a constitutional amendment to preserve the private property rights of citizens across the state. Continue reading “House Votes 104-9 for Eminent Domain Protections”
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass House Bill 13 Class Size Requirement Changes on Thursday to provide local school districts the flexibility they requested for class size scheduling in kindergarten through the third grade. Continue reading “House Votes Unanimously for Class Size Flexibility”
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House of Representatives voted 110 to 3 on Wednesday to pass House Bill 7 Strengthen Savings Reserve.
The legislation is part of an ongoing effort by Republicans in the North Carolina General Assembly to save responsibly and prepare the state for potential emergency funding or disaster recovery needs. Continue reading “House Strengthens Savings Reserve Requirements in Bipartisan Vote”
Raleigh, N.C. – The N.C. Technology Association’s 2017 ‘State of Technology’ report ranked North Carolina No. 1 in the United States for IT employment growth and the percentage of women in the sector’s workforce.
RALEIGH, N.C. – The General Assembly’s Fiscal Research Division and the Office of State Budget and Management released their consensus revenue forecast on Thursday, predicting North Carolina’s 2016-17 tax collections would be $552.5 million above budget projections for the fiscal year. Continue reading “North Carolina Expects $552 Million Budget Surplus for 2016-17”
RALEIGH, N.C. – Representative Kyle Hall filed legislation today providing tax relief for North Carolina small businesses. House Bill 61, Small Business Income Tax Relief, allows small businesses to deduct their first $50,000 of income. Continue reading “Rep. Kyle Hall Files Bill to Provide Small Business Tax Relief”