Speaker Continues Florence Flood Assessments With N.C. Legislators

Tour includes Anson, Bladen, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Duplin, Harnett, Lee, Pender, Richmond, Robeson, Union, and Wayne counties

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) continued conducting assessments of Florence’s devastation with state legislators and local officials across North Carolina on Tuesday and Wednesday.  Continue reading “Speaker Continues Florence Flood Assessments With N.C. Legislators”

Over 1,100 N.C. Roads Remain Closed, Lawmakers Hear in Florence Briefing

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina lawmakers received another update on the impacts of Hurricane Florence on Tuesday from Secretary Mandy Cohen of the state Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and officials from the Emergency Management Division (EMD) and Department of Transportation (NCDOT). Continue reading “Over 1,100 N.C. Roads Remain Closed, Lawmakers Hear in Florence Briefing”

Speaker Continues Tours of Florence Damage, Discusses Legislative Relief

Expresses support for waiving missed school days, tapping record reserve

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) continued touring eastern North Carolina on Tuesday to assess the damage of Hurricane Florence with state officials and colleagues from the North Carolina House of Representatives.   Continue reading “Speaker Continues Tours of Florence Damage, Discusses Legislative Relief”

Speaker Tim Moore Talks Hurricane Florence Relief from New Bern, N.C.

Speaker Tim Moore on Hurricane Florence Relief from New Bern, N.C.

I joined Spectrum News North Carolina from New Bern to talk about the ongoing response to Florence here and long recovery ahead.

Posted by NC Speaker Tim Moore on Tuesday, September 18, 2018

N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Troxler Briefs Lawmakers on Florence Flooding

Emergency, transportation, and health officials also provide update

Raleigh, N.C. – Members of the North Carolina General Assembly received a legislative briefing on widespread flooding after Hurricane Florence from state Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and officials from the state Emergency Management Division, Department of Transportation, and Department of Health and Human Services on Monday at 2:30 p.m. Continue reading “N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Troxler Briefs Lawmakers on Florence Flooding”

Speaker Moore Talks to Spectrum News About Florence Flash Floods

Speaker Moore on Spectrum News Discussing Floods from Florence

Flash flood warnings have reached the Charlotte region and I spoke to Spectrum News North Carolina about the developing impact of Florence and the importance of staying safe as the storm continues to move west across our state.

Posted by NC Speaker Tim Moore on Sunday, September 16, 2018

Flooding May Force Officials to Supply Wilmington With Ferries, N.C. Lawmakers Hear in Sunday Florence Briefing

Continued flooding limiting road access to New Hanover County 

Hundreds of roads closed as flood levels fluctuate, ferry from Morehead City may be alternate route to reach Wilmington

Raleigh, N.C. – State lawmakers held a fifth phone briefing regarding now-Tropical Depression Florence on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. with Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon, State Health Director Dr. Elizabeth Tilson and representatives of the Emergency Management Division.
Continue reading “Flooding May Force Officials to Supply Wilmington With Ferries, N.C. Lawmakers Hear in Sunday Florence Briefing”

Florence Briefing for N.C. Lawmakers Saturday Focused on Flash Floods, Travel Hazards and Traffic Detours

Out of state travel on I-95 being detoured completely around North Carolina

Officials urge people to stay off the roads, not return to most evacuated regions

Raleigh, N.C. – State lawmakers held another conference call briefing on Tropical Storm Florence with Governor Roy Cooper and officials from North Carolina’s Emergency Management Division, Department of Transportation, and Department of Health and Human Services on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Continue reading “Florence Briefing for N.C. Lawmakers Saturday Focused on Flash Floods, Travel Hazards and Traffic Detours”

Lawmakers Briefed on Florence’s Landfall and Flood Predictions on Friday Afternoon

Transportation Secretary Trogdon says flooding expected to stretch from the coast to Mecklenburg and surrounding counties

Raleigh, N.C. – Legislative leaders received a briefing on Hurricane Florence’s landfall from representatives of the state Emergency Management Division, Secretary Jim Trogdon of the state Department of Transportation and Secretary Mandy Cohen of the state Department of Health and Human Services at 2:30 p.m. on Friday.  Continue reading “Lawmakers Briefed on Florence’s Landfall and Flood Predictions on Friday Afternoon”

Florence’s Eyewall Makes Landfall in Southeastern North Carolina, Speaker Urges Residents to Remain Prepared

Storm’s growth and slower speed to combine for costly toll

Raleigh, N.C. – As Hurricane Florence made landfall in southeastern North Carolina, Friday morning brought grim new predictions from weather trackers about the impact of the now-Category 1 storm. Continue reading “Florence’s Eyewall Makes Landfall in Southeastern North Carolina, Speaker Urges Residents to Remain Prepared”