BRIGHT Futures Jobs Bill Passes House to Expand Digital Infrastructure in Rural NC

Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House of Representatives passed House Bill 68 BRIGHT Futures Act on Thursday by a 109-8 vote, approving legislation to connect rural residents of the state to broadband services and help underserved regions attract economic development opportunities of the 21st century. Continue reading “BRIGHT Futures Jobs Bill Passes House to Expand Digital Infrastructure in Rural NC”

Middle-Class North Carolinians Save Hundreds in Era of Republican Tax Relief

Raleigh, N.C. – Tax cuts enacted by Republican leaders in the North Carolina General Assembly will save middle class citizens hundreds of dollars in earnings this year compared to last decade under Democrat control, according to a release from Speaker Tim Moore’s office on Tax Day 2017. Continue reading “Middle-Class North Carolinians Save Hundreds in Era of Republican Tax Relief”

Speaker Moore Stood Up for Taxpayers, Voted Against Democrat Tax Increases

Raleigh, N.C. – Prior to serving as Speaker of the North Carolina House in an era of Republican tax relief, Rep. Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) voted against billions of dollars in higher sales tax enacted by Democrats last decade.

Democrats increased North Carolina’s sales taxes in 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2009, costing North Carolina families billions over Moore’s objection in his first four terms: Continue reading “Speaker Moore Stood Up for Taxpayers, Voted Against Democrat Tax Increases”

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”