School Safety House Committee Reauthorized by Speaker Tim Moore

State House continues proactive approach to improving school safety, Representatives Lewis and Torbett reappointed co-chairs

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) reauthorized the House Select Committee on School Safety on Thursday to maintain a proactive approach to improving the security of schools and ensuring safety for millions of young North Carolinians. Continue reading “School Safety House Committee Reauthorized by Speaker Tim Moore”

Speaker Moore on Fox News Discussing Sanctuary Sheriffs Legislation

Cites real cases of criminal illegal immigrants released in defiance of federal detainers in North Carolina charged with assaulting government officials, committing sex offenses and indecent liberties with a child  

Raleigh, N.C. – Fox News host Laura Ingraham invited state House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) on Wednesday’s episode of “The Ingraham Angle” to discuss legislation that would require “sanctuary sheriffs” in North Carolina to fulfill detainer requests from the Department of Homeland Security for illegal immigrants already in jail and charged with a crime.

Thanks Fox News and Laura Ingraham for covering North Carolina sanctuary sheriffs, who have already released criminals who are illegal immigrants charged with crimes including assault on a law enforcement officer, sex offenses, and indecent liberties with a child, in defiance of detainer orders from the Department of Homeland Security. H.B. 370 Require Sheriff Cooperation with ICE would require sanctuary sheriffs in North Carolina to cooperate with their fellow officers to fulfill detainer requests and grant access to local confinement facilities for immigration enforcement.Thanks to Representative Destin Hall, Rep. Jason Saine, former sheriff Carson Smith for NC House, and Deputy Majority Leader Brenden Jones for their leadership with this legislation.

Posted by NC Speaker Tim Moore on Thursday, March 21, 2019

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General Assembly Leaders Announce Agreement on State Budget Total

2019-20 expenditures will total $24.0065 billion, a 3.45 percent increase from last year

Spending total aligns with responsible budgeting Republicans have employed for the last 8 years

Under Republican leadership: budget is balanced; Rainy Day fund is strong; taxes are lower; education investments have soared

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) and House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) today announced an agreement on next year’s budget total. Expenditures for 2019-20 will total just over $24 billion, a 3.45 percent increase from last year’s budget total. Continue reading “General Assembly Leaders Announce Agreement on State Budget Total”

Bill Requiring Sheriffs Cooperate With ICE Detainers for Illegal Immigrants Charged With Crimes Filed in N.C. House

 Sponsors say legislation will protect public and law enforcement, apply to criminal charges against suspected illegal immigrants

 Multiple North Carolina counties currently refusing to cooperate with the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement

 Raleigh, N.C. – State House leaders filed legislation on Thursday to require North Carolina sheriffs cooperate with federal officials from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency seeking to serve detainers on suspected illegal immigrants charged with crimes.  Continue reading “Bill Requiring Sheriffs Cooperate With ICE Detainers for Illegal Immigrants Charged With Crimes Filed in N.C. House”

North Carolina Passes 18 States in Teacher Pay Rankings Since 2014

State moves from 47th in 2013-14 to a projected 29th in 2018-19

Rankings conducted by left-leaning National Education Association

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina has passed 18 states in national teacher pay rankings – more than one-third of the country – following five consecutive pay raises from the state General Assembly since 2014.  Continue reading “North Carolina Passes 18 States in Teacher Pay Rankings Since 2014”

Mandatory Jail Time for Firearm Assault on Law Enforcement Unanimously Approved by N.C. House

Legislation in memory of fallen Shelby Police Officer Tim Brackeen and law enforcement heroes across North Carolina wounded or killed in the line of duty

Raleigh, N.C. – Legislation to require jail time for criminals convicted of assaulting law enforcement officers with a firearm was approved by the North Carolina House of Representatives on Wednesday in honor of fallen Shelby Police Officer Tim Brackeen and his family. Continue reading “Mandatory Jail Time for Firearm Assault on Law Enforcement Unanimously Approved by N.C. House”

Late Congressman Walter B. Jones Jr. Remembered in N.C. House Resolution

Raleigh, N.C. – State lawmakers in the North Carolina House of Representatives unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday honoring the life and legacy of Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr., who served ten terms in the state House and twelve terms in the U.S. Congress as a fierce advocate for his constituents and the military.  Continue reading “Late Congressman Walter B. Jones Jr. Remembered in N.C. House Resolution”

Governor’s Budget “Wrong Direction of Wasteful Spending” for N.C. Taxpayers

State House Senior Budget Writers Respond to ‘Political’ Proposal

Raleigh, N.C. – Senior budget writers in the North Carolina House of Representatives responded Wednesday to a proposed budget released by Gov. Roy Cooper that would put the state in twice as much debt as recommended by its Debt Affordability Advisory Committee. Continue reading “Governor’s Budget “Wrong Direction of Wasteful Spending” for N.C. Taxpayers”