Raleigh, N.C. – Leaders of the North Carolina House Finance Committee filed House Bill 356, the Tax Reduction Act of 2017 this week, proposing another package of tax cuts for families and businesses across the state. The legislation builds on historic tax relief and reforms in North Carolina that have stimulated the state’s rapid economic growth since 2013.
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Raleigh, N.C. – Rep. Craig Horn (R-Union), Chairman of the North Carolina House Education K-12 Committee, is leading two major legislative efforts this March to improve public schools across the state.
Rep. Horn filed House Bill 339 North Carolina Teaching Fellows the same day House Bill 322 School Performance Grades, legislation he also sponsored, passed the North Carolina House by a vote of 116-2. Continue reading “House Education Chairman Proposes Teaching Fellows, Passes K-12 Performance Reform”
Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) joined Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) on Wednesday to receive the N.C. Economic Development Association’s Legislator of the Year awards. Continue reading “Speaker Moore Named Legislator of the Year by N.C. Economic Development Association”
Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore delivered remarks to the North Carolina Press Association’s Winter Institute and the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce last week, telling audiences few states are better poised for excellent economic growth, improved education and a ‘focus on the future.’ Continue reading “North Carolina Poised to “Focus on the Future””
Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore noted Monday that North Carolina’s teacher income is rising faster than any state in the country since 2014, according to available data. Continue reading “North Carolina’s Teacher Salaries Rising Faster than Any State Since 2014”
Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House lawmakers joined Senator Jim Davis and Attorney General Josh Stein at a press conference Thursday to introduce House Bill 243 – the STOP Act – to address an opioid misuse epidemic emerging across the state. Continue reading “Lawmakers Introduce STOP Act to Strengthen Opiod Misuse Prevention”
Raleigh, N.C. – Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) responded Monday to Gov. Roy Cooper’s two attempts to derail the bipartisan House Bill 186, legislation that drew support from powerful voices in North Carolina’s business community and the Atlantic Coast Conference: Continue reading “Gov. Cooper Tries Twice to Kill Bipartisan House Bill 186 Backed by Businesses, ACC”
Raleigh, N.C. – Personal and business income tax cuts helped North Carolinians receive one of the largest tax decreases in the United States last year, according to a recent ‘Fiscal Survey of the States’ by the National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO). Continue reading “North Carolina Excels in ‘Fiscal Survey of States’”