Legislature Delays Budget Introduction to Maximize Time for Governor to Submit Compromise Offer

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) and Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) today announced they will delay introduction of a budget to maximize time for Governor Roy Cooper to provide specific compromise proposals. Continue reading “Legislature Delays Budget Introduction to Maximize Time for Governor to Submit Compromise Offer”

Sponsor of Bill Requiring N.C. Sheriffs Cooperate With ICE Says Legislature Has Duty to Protect Constituents

“It’s commonsense for sheriffs to do everything they possibly can to protect their citizens, that’s their duty,” says Rep. Destin Hall

“If they don’t do that, we at the General Assembly also have a duty to protect our constituents, and we’re going to do that.”

Raleigh, N.C. – A primary sponsor of legislation compelling North Carolina sheriffs to cooperate with U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and honor detainers for illegal immigrants in county jails said that law enforcement and state legislators have a duty to protect their constituents in support of the bill on Wednesday. Continue reading “Sponsor of Bill Requiring N.C. Sheriffs Cooperate With ICE Says Legislature Has Duty to Protect Constituents”

“Zero Support” for “Smear Campaign” in North Carolina Redistricting Case, Lawmakers Tell Court

Plaintiffs’ ‘baseless’ accusations served ‘transparent purpose of scoring political points’ without relevant supporting evidence

‘Plaintiffs have no choice but to wage a smear campaign’ with ‘terrible case’ after violating protective order, engaging in reckless disregard for truth

Filings in Covington case specifically said Rep. Lewis ‘does not know if Dr. Hofeller has drawn such a map,’ consistent with court’s ruling

Raleigh, N.C. – State lawmakers told a Wake County court on Monday that plaintiffs in a legislative redistricting case provided “zero support” for allegations that General Assembly leaders made misstatements in a federal case and accused attorneys representing Common Cause of ongoing misconduct in obtaining and disseminating files of a deceased Republican strategist. Continue reading ““Zero Support” for “Smear Campaign” in North Carolina Redistricting Case, Lawmakers Tell Court”

N.C. House Speaker Tim Moore Talks Budget Priorities on Capital Tonight

Emphasizes results of surpluses, tax relief, smart spending & savings

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) appeared on Capital Tonight with Spectrum News on Thursday to discuss developing budget negotiations among state General Assembly members and Gov. Roy Cooper. Continue reading “N.C. House Speaker Tim Moore Talks Budget Priorities on Capital Tonight”

House Bill Requiring N.C. Sheriffs Cooperate With ICE Detainers Considered by Senate Committee

Sheriffs’ Association supports revised bill

Raleigh, N.C. – Sponsors of a state House bill to require North Carolina sheriffs cooperate with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to honor detainers for criminal illegal immigrants responded to a revised proposal supported by the state’s Sheriffs’ Association and considered by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. Continue reading “House Bill Requiring N.C. Sheriffs Cooperate With ICE Detainers Considered by Senate Committee”