Newsmax Interviews Speaker Moore on Safely Reopening North Carolina

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore joined Greg Kelly Reports with Newsmax TV on Tuesday night to talk about safely reopening the state’s economy, NASCAR’s return for the Coca-Cola 600, and this week’s legislative session. 

Newsmax Interviews Speaker Moore on Reopening North Carolina

I joined Newsmax to talk safely reopening our state economy sooner, NASCAR's return to North Carolina, and this week's legislative session.

Posted by NC Speaker Tim Moore on Wednesday, April 29, 2020

North Carolina Leaders Announce Shared Support for Deferring Interest on Income Tax Until July 15

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina leaders announced shared bipartisan support for deferring the accrual of interest on state income taxes filed before July 15, 2020, in a joint statement released by General Assembly lawmakers and Governor Cooper on Tuesday.  Continue reading “North Carolina Leaders Announce Shared Support for Deferring Interest on Income Tax Until July 15”

Tax and Testing Suspensions Among Crisis Reforms Recommended by Speaker Moore

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) on Friday recommended a range of additional crisis responses for North Carolina’s state government and the state House Select Committee on COVID-19’s bipartisan working groups to enact as the legislative panels begin meeting remotely in the coming weeks. Continue reading “Tax and Testing Suspensions Among Crisis Reforms Recommended by Speaker Moore”

Speaker Moore Says State of the Union Address a “Powerful Economic Vision for North Carolina and the Nation”

Raleigh, N.C. – The State of the Union address delivered by President Donald J. Trump on Tuesday renewed “a powerful economic vision for North Carolina and the nation,” state House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) said in a statement following the annual remarks to a joint session of the U.S. Congress. Continue reading “Speaker Moore Says State of the Union Address a “Powerful Economic Vision for North Carolina and the Nation””

New N.C. Congressional Districts Approved by State House of Representatives

Raleigh, N.C. – The state House of Representatives approved new Congressional election districts for North Carolina on Thursday following another transparent process of redistricting by a joint General Assembly committee that received public comment after a week of meetings live-streamed for the public to view.    Continue reading “New N.C. Congressional Districts Approved by State House of Representatives”

N.C. House Completes Bipartisan Redistricting Process to Approve Randomly Selected Computer Generated Maps

State Senate approves its maps with a bipartisan supermajority vote 

State House approves its maps with a bipartisan supermajority vote for 13 of 14 county groupings

Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House of Representatives completed its redistricting process on Tuesday, approving new state Senate election maps that passed in their respective chamber by a broadly bipartisan supermajority vote of 38-9. Continue reading “N.C. House Completes Bipartisan Redistricting Process to Approve Randomly Selected Computer Generated Maps”

N.C. House Redistricting Committee to Work from Random Computer Generated Nonpartisan Maps of Democrats’ Expert

Randomly selected map modeled by Democratic Party’s expert to consider incumbency as allowed by court ruling 

“The partisan distribution of seats in plans under House Simulation Set 2 is nearly identical to the partisan distribution of House Simulation Set 1, which ignored incumbency protection,” Democrats’ expert wrote (p. 47)

Democratic Party expert’s report (p.47 – 49): “We are able to conclude with extremely high statistical certainty” that partisan outcomes under maps factoring incumbency are “nearly identical” to those that do not 

Raleigh, N.C. – The state House Redistricting Committee this week moved to comply with a court order to redraw the General Assembly’s election boundaries by working from random computer-generated nonpartisan maps modeled by the Democratic Party’s expert witness in the trial challenging those districts.  Continue reading “N.C. House Redistricting Committee to Work from Random Computer Generated Nonpartisan Maps of Democrats’ Expert”

General Assembly Approves Spending Bill to Ensure Federal Funds Not Blocked by Governor’s Budget Veto

Raleigh, N.C. – The state House of Representatives approved an appropriations bill Wednesday ensuring state spending that meets federal grant matching requirements was appropriated before those funds were obstructed by the Governor’s budget veto. Continue reading “General Assembly Approves Spending Bill to Ensure Federal Funds Not Blocked by Governor’s Budget Veto”