N.C. Lawmakers Call for Recusal of Appeals Court Justice in Voter ID Case Who Led Lawsuits Opposing Voter ID

Judge Christopher Brook led legal efforts to invalidate voter ID in North Carolina as Legal Director for state American Civil Liberties Union chapter  

Code of Judicial Conduct says judges should disqualify on motion “in a proceeding in which the judge’s impartiality may reasonably be questioned”

Raleigh, N.C. – Lawmakers moved for the recusal of a judge on the North Carolina Court of Appeals from a voter ID case on Friday because the judge previously worked to invalidate voter ID laws as legal director of the state’s American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) chapter. Continue reading “N.C. Lawmakers Call for Recusal of Appeals Court Justice in Voter ID Case Who Led Lawsuits Opposing Voter ID”

Teacher in N.C. Legislature Says Education Nonprofit in Shortfall, Cutting Positions Due to Governor’s Budget Veto

Raleigh, N.C. – A public school teacher serving in the state House says an education nonprofit in his district that works with at-risk students to help them achieve success and graduate from high school has cut key positions, including its executive director, due to Governor Roy Cooper’s budget veto. Continue reading “Teacher in N.C. Legislature Says Education Nonprofit in Shortfall, Cutting Positions Due to Governor’s Budget Veto”

Voter ID Case Must be Reheard by Full N.C. Appeals Court, Lawmakers Argue in Filing

“There is no category of voters that is even theoretically prohibited from voting” under North Carolina’s voter ID law, the filing says

Raleigh, N.C. – General Assembly lawmakers requested a hearing of the full state Court of Appeals on Tuesday to review North Carolina’s voter ID law, arguing “there is no category of voters that is even theoretically prohibited from voting.” Continue reading “Voter ID Case Must be Reheard by Full N.C. Appeals Court, Lawmakers Argue in Filing”

Speaker Moore Responds to Voter ID Injunction by N.C. Court of Appeals Panel  

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) responded Tuesday to a North Carolina Court of Appeals panel issuing an injunction on the state’s voter ID law, which was enabled by a constitutional amendment supported by a majority of voters in the 2018 general election.    Continue reading “Speaker Moore Responds to Voter ID Injunction by N.C. Court of Appeals Panel  “

Speaker Moore to Host Cleveland County Town Hall on Potential Airport Rd. Bridge Over Highway 74 Bypass in Shelby

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) will host Cleveland County officials and residents on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Chambers of the Cleveland County Administration Building to discuss a potential overpass reconnecting Airport Road over the new Highway 74 Bypass. Continue reading “Speaker Moore to Host Cleveland County Town Hall on Potential Airport Rd. Bridge Over Highway 74 Bypass in Shelby”

Speaker Moore Says State of the Union Address a “Powerful Economic Vision for North Carolina and the Nation”

Raleigh, N.C. – The State of the Union address delivered by President Donald J. Trump on Tuesday renewed “a powerful economic vision for North Carolina and the nation,” state House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) said in a statement following the annual remarks to a joint session of the U.S. Congress. Continue reading “Speaker Moore Says State of the Union Address a “Powerful Economic Vision for North Carolina and the Nation””