Speaker Moore Praises DOT Secretary Trogdon’s Legacy of Public Service Following Retirement Announcement

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) released a statement Tuesday following the announcement that state Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Secretary Jim Trogdon would retire after three years in the role. Continue reading “Speaker Moore Praises DOT Secretary Trogdon’s Legacy of Public Service Following Retirement Announcement”

Speaker Moore Talks Teacher Pay, Atlantic Coast Pipeline, and Voter ID on WBT Radio

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland)  joined WBT 99.3 FM Charlotte’s News Talk radio on Thursday to discuss developments at the North Carolina General Assembly, including an investigation into Atlantic Coast Pipeline permitting, a pending voter ID appeal in federal court, and the Governor’s continued vetoes of legislation raising teacher pay. 

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Speaker Moore Calls Out Pattern of Improper Behavior by Governor’s Elections Appointees, Demands Resignation

National Outrage Over Bladen County Appointees’ Threats to Arrest Citizens for Reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at a Public Board Meeting

Same Appointee Recently Reprimanded for Partisan Social Media Posts

Three State Elections Board Chairs Appointed by the Governor Have Left the Board Under Allegations of Improper Behavior 

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) sent a letter to Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday demanding the resignation of Bladen County Board of Elections Chairwoman Louella Thompson following her threats to arrest citizens for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and reprimands for partisan social media posts violating her duty of impartiality. Continue reading “Speaker Moore Calls Out Pattern of Improper Behavior by Governor’s Elections Appointees, Demands Resignation”

Tax Bill Approved by N.C. House Saves Taxpayers $18 Million With Increased Medical Expense Deductions

Raleigh, N.C. – Legislation to reduce the threshold amount for the North Carolina medical and dental expense deduction from 10% to 7.5% for the 2019 and 2020 taxable years passed the state House of Representatives on Tuesday by a 118-0 vote.  Continue reading “Tax Bill Approved by N.C. House Saves Taxpayers $18 Million With Increased Medical Expense Deductions”

N.C. Lawmakers Ask Court to Reinstate Voter ID, Allow Free IDs, and Let Them Defend the Law they Passed 

Raleigh, N.C. – State lawmakers requested an immediate stay of an injunction blocking voter ID in North Carolina on Friday, and asked a federal court to let the General Assembly leaders who approved and support the voter ID law to defend it in court. Continue reading “N.C. Lawmakers Ask Court to Reinstate Voter ID, Allow Free IDs, and Let Them Defend the Law they Passed “

Speaker Moore Cites AG Stein’s Briefs Urging Governor and Elections Board to Appeal Voter ID Injunction

Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) quoted from court filings by Attorney General Josh Stein in a letter to Governor Roy Cooper and Chairman Damon Circosta of the State Board of Elections (SBOE) on Thursday urging immediate appeal of a federal judge’s preliminary injunction granted in NAACP v. Cooper that is blocking the state’s voter ID law from taking effect in 2020. Continue reading “Speaker Moore Cites AG Stein’s Briefs Urging Governor and Elections Board to Appeal Voter ID Injunction”