Remote Meetings of Bipartisan N.C. House COVID-19 Working Groups Begin Wednesday at 11 am

The public can listen to the meetings at the General Assembly’s website through the audio stream of Room 1228 in the Legislative Building.

Raleigh, N.C. – The first remote meeting of the bipartisan North Carolina House Select Committee on COVID-19’s working groups is scheduled for Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. by teleconference. Continue reading “Remote Meetings of Bipartisan N.C. House COVID-19 Working Groups Begin Wednesday at 11 am”

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 Forms Bipartisan COVID-19 House Committee to Work Remotely with Crisis Policy Working Groups

Raleigh, N.C. – The Office of State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) announced formation of the bipartisan North Carolina House Select Committee on COVID-19 today that will meet remotely through crisis policy working groups to prepare immediate and long-term legislative responses to the developing crisis. Continue reading “Speaker Moore Forms Bipartisan COVID-19 House Committee to Work Remotely with Crisis Policy Working Groups”

Speaker Moore Forming Bipartisan Crisis Legislative Groups to Work Remotely, Seeks Input from North Carolinians

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) is forming crisis response legislative groups to work remotely on policy measures addressing the COVID-19 crisis and is seeking input from North Carolina residents on reforms that will support families and businesses during the unprecedented emergency. Continue reading “Speaker Moore Forming Bipartisan Crisis Legislative Groups to Work Remotely, Seeks Input from North Carolinians”

Speaker Moore Joins ‘Talk of the Town’ to Discuss Strong N.C. Unemployment Fund

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) joined 103.7 FM’s ‘Talk of the Town’ in eastern North Carolina on Wednesday morning to address the developing response to COVID-19 and emergency measures taken to support families, businesses, and healthcare services during the crisis.

Speaker Moore reassured North Carolinians that the legislature saved wisely for times of crisis and has a $3.9 billion Unemployment Trust Fund balance, $1.17 billion in savings, $74 million in Disaster Relief Funds, $186 million in Medicaid contingency reserves, and over $2 billion in unappropriated cash-on-hand. 

N.C. Unemployment Trust Fund Ready for Emergency Measures with $3.9 Billion Balance and Disaster Reforms

The General Assembly changed state law in 2017 to ensure benefits paid during federal disaster declarations may be provided without waiting a week or without showing the usually required job search

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) said Tuesday that a $3.9 billion Unemployment Trust Fund Balance is in place for North Carolina to draw on with emergency measures that support families hurting from the economic impact of the COVID-19 response. Continue reading “N.C. Unemployment Trust Fund Ready for Emergency Measures with $3.9 Billion Balance and Disaster Reforms”