House Budget Committee Approves Historic Spending Plan

 Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House Appropriations Committee approved a 2017-2018 budget proposal on Wednesday that raises teacher pay for the fourth consecutive year, eliminates the waiting list for Pre-K students statewide, cuts taxes for low-income and middle class families and makes historic commitments to the state’s savings reserve. Continue reading “House Budget Committee Approves Historic Spending Plan”

House Maintains Middle Class, Business Tax Relief in Budget Proposal

Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House Finance Committee passed a tax relief-and-reform plan into its state budget proposal on Tuesday, offering average and low-income families an increase in the standard deduction while lowering the cost of doing business to build on the state’s pro-jobs environment and continue encouraging rapid economic growth.

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House Supports Successful Investment Strategies in 2017-2018 Budget

 Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House of Representatives released highlights of its balanced budget proposal for the 2017-2018 biennium on Thursday, submitting a plan that supports successful government investment strategies contributing to revenue surpluses, rainy day reserves, rapid economic and population growth this decade. Continue reading “House Supports Successful Investment Strategies in 2017-2018 Budget”

Speaker Moore Thanks Teachers, Reaffirms ‘Teacher Appreciation Agenda’ in NC

Raleigh, N.C. –  In recognition of National Teacher Appreciation Week, North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) released a statement Monday thanking educators and reaffirming the General Assembly’s commitment to continue raising  teacher salaries statewide in the 2017 legislative budget: Continue reading “Speaker Moore Thanks Teachers, Reaffirms ‘Teacher Appreciation Agenda’ in NC”

UNC National Champions Celebrated in Joint Session of General Assembly

Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House of Representatives welcomed players and coaches from the 2017 NCAA Men’s National Championship team on Wednesday, hosting a joint session with the state senate to recognize the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tar Heels for their historic title run this season. Continue reading “UNC National Champions Celebrated in Joint Session of General Assembly”