House Lawmakers Propose $3 Billion Infrastructure, Debt Reduction Plan

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Appropriations Chairman Dean Arp (R-Union) and Deputy Majority Leader Stephen Ross (R-Alamance) introduced House Bill 583 Pay-As-You-Go Capital & Infrastructure Fund at a press conference Thursday, legislation to improve the state’s approach to long-term funding of public roads and buildings.   Continue reading “House Lawmakers Propose $3 Billion Infrastructure, Debt Reduction Plan”

North Carolina Resets HB2, Strengthens Privacy Protections and Safety

Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House of Representatives voted 70-48 on Thursday to pass House Bill 142 ‘Reset S.L. 2016-3,’ a bipartisan vote that resets House Bill 2 and completely preempts local governments from regulating multi-occupancy bathrooms, showers, locker rooms and changing rooms across the state. Continue reading “North Carolina Resets HB2, Strengthens Privacy Protections and Safety”

Teaching Fellows Bill Passes House Committee on Higher Education

Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House Committee on Higher Education approved legislation on Tuesday to reestablish the state’s Teaching Fellows program.  The proposal would provide a student loan forgiveness program for educators in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) subjects who commit to teaching in the state. Continue reading “Teaching Fellows Bill Passes House Committee on Higher Education”