N.C. Legislature to Convene October 2 for Hurricane Florence Relief Session

Considering  accommodations for school calendars, educator pay, sales tax deadlines, and federal relief funding

Preparing to pass fourth disaster relief funding package since 2016

Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina General Assembly will convene Tuesday, October 2, 2018 to begin considering disaster relief legislation to support victims of Hurricane Florence. Continue reading “N.C. Legislature to Convene October 2 for Hurricane Florence Relief Session”

N.C. Education Leaders Announce Relief Plans for Schools Affected by Florence

Wilmington, N.C. – North Carolina Senate Education Committee co-chair Michael Lee (R-New Hanover) and state House Education Committee co-chair Craig Horn (R-Union) held a press conference Monday to announce plans to introduce legislation at an upcoming special session to provide relief to school systems and teachers affected by Hurricane Florence. Continue reading “N.C. Education Leaders Announce Relief Plans for Schools Affected by Florence”

Speaker Continues Florence Flood Assessments With N.C. Legislators

Tour includes Anson, Bladen, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Duplin, Harnett, Lee, Pender, Richmond, Robeson, Union, and Wayne counties

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) continued conducting assessments of Florence’s devastation with state legislators and local officials across North Carolina on Tuesday and Wednesday.  Continue reading “Speaker Continues Florence Flood Assessments With N.C. Legislators”

Over 1,100 N.C. Roads Remain Closed, Lawmakers Hear in Florence Briefing

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina lawmakers received another update on the impacts of Hurricane Florence on Tuesday from Secretary Mandy Cohen of the state Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and officials from the Emergency Management Division (EMD) and Department of Transportation (NCDOT). Continue reading “Over 1,100 N.C. Roads Remain Closed, Lawmakers Hear in Florence Briefing”

Speaker Continues Tours of Florence Damage, Discusses Legislative Relief

Expresses support for waiving missed school days, tapping record reserve

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) continued touring eastern North Carolina on Tuesday to assess the damage of Hurricane Florence with state officials and colleagues from the North Carolina House of Representatives.   Continue reading “Speaker Continues Tours of Florence Damage, Discusses Legislative Relief”

Speaker Tim Moore Talks Hurricane Florence Relief from New Bern, N.C.

Speaker Tim Moore on Hurricane Florence Relief from New Bern, N.C.

I joined Spectrum News North Carolina from New Bern to talk about the ongoing response to Florence here and long recovery ahead.

Posted by NC Speaker Tim Moore on Tuesday, September 18, 2018

N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Troxler Briefs Lawmakers on Florence Flooding

Emergency, transportation, and health officials also provide update

Raleigh, N.C. – Members of the North Carolina General Assembly received a legislative briefing on widespread flooding after Hurricane Florence from state Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and officials from the state Emergency Management Division, Department of Transportation, and Department of Health and Human Services on Monday at 2:30 p.m. Continue reading “N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Troxler Briefs Lawmakers on Florence Flooding”

Speaker Moore Talks to Spectrum News About Florence Flash Floods

Speaker Moore on Spectrum News Discussing Floods from Florence

Flash flood warnings have reached the Charlotte region and I spoke to Spectrum News North Carolina about the developing impact of Florence and the importance of staying safe as the storm continues to move west across our state.

Posted by NC Speaker Tim Moore on Sunday, September 16, 2018

Flooding May Force Officials to Supply Wilmington With Ferries, N.C. Lawmakers Hear in Sunday Florence Briefing

Continued flooding limiting road access to New Hanover County 

Hundreds of roads closed as flood levels fluctuate, ferry from Morehead City may be alternate route to reach Wilmington

Raleigh, N.C. – State lawmakers held a fifth phone briefing regarding now-Tropical Depression Florence on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. with Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon, State Health Director Dr. Elizabeth Tilson and representatives of the Emergency Management Division.
Continue reading “Flooding May Force Officials to Supply Wilmington With Ferries, N.C. Lawmakers Hear in Sunday Florence Briefing”