Senate and House Legislators Support Across-the-Board Boost to State Unemployment Benefits

Proposal goes beyond just increasing maximum allowable benefit; boosts benefits for everybody by $200+ per month
  
If approved, measure would increase EVERY unemployment check by $50 per week through end of year
 

Legislators Support Increasing Broadband Internet Investments in September

With students forced into virtual learning, access to high-speed internet is more important than ever
 
Raleigh, N.C. – Some North Carolina legislators are signaling support for additional funding for the Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology (GREAT) Grant program in 2020 ahead of the September session.

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On Capital Tonight, Speaker Moore Discusses RNC, Upcoming Session, and Safe Reopenings

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) joined Capital Tonight on Spectrum News this week to discuss the upcoming legislative session, the Republican National Convention, and his support for safely reopening K-12 schools in North Carolina. Continue reading “On Capital Tonight, Speaker Moore Discusses RNC, Upcoming Session, and Safe Reopenings”

BREAKING: North Carolina #1 in Southeast, Top-10 in Nation in K-12 Funding Increases Under Republican Leadership

Raleigh, N.C. – The liberal National Education Association ranks Republican-led North Carolina #1 in the Southeast and top-ten in the nation in key public school funding metrics in a new, just-released report.  Continue reading “BREAKING: North Carolina #1 in Southeast, Top-10 in Nation in K-12 Funding Increases Under Republican Leadership”