N.C. Leaders Release Joint Statement on Golden LEAF Bridge Loan Funding

Raleigh, N.C. – Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham), House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland), Governor Roy Cooper, Senate Minority Leader Dan Blue (D-Wake), and House Minority Leader Darren Jackson (D-Wake) issued the following joint statement regarding funding for Golden LEAF’s bridge loan program:

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Allow NASCAR to Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Memorial Day Weekend, House Speaker Urges Governor

Raleigh, N.C. –  North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) sent a letter urging Governor Roy Cooper to amend his executive orders related to the Covid-19 pandemic on Monday to allow NASCAR to host racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway without fans on Memorial Day Weekend.

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As Filing Day Delayed, Tax Reforms Help North Carolina Prevent Repeat of Financial Crisis Furloughs

Raleigh, N.C. – Successful tax reform helped North Carolina prepare far-better financially for the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020 than the financial crisis of 2010, despite billions of dollars in revenue collections being delayed as filing deadlines are extended from today to July 15, 2020.

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Remote N.C. House Committee Approves COVID-19 Response Act, Speaker Signals More Support for Small Businesses

Raleigh, N.C. – Draft legislation making emergency reforms to North Carolina’s tax and unemployment laws was unanimously approved in a remote, live-streamed meeting of the state House Select Committee on COVID-19’s Economic Support Working Group on Tuesday.

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Health Leaders in N.C. House Say State Funds Should be Spent on Personal Protective Equipment and Testing

Raleigh, N.C. – Healthcare leaders in the state House of Representatives on Thursday called for state budget funds to pay for personal protective equipment (PPE) and testing to help medical professionals serve patients in North Carolina during the novel Coronavirus pandemic. 

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Live Video Streams of N.C. House Remote Committees to Begin Next Week on General Assembly Website 

Raleigh, N.C. – The Office of State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) announced Thursday that live video streams of remote committee meetings being held online by the North Carolina House of Representatives will be available for the public starting next week. Continue reading “Live Video Streams of N.C. House Remote Committees to Begin Next Week on General Assembly Website “

North Carolina Leaders Announce Shared Support for Deferring Interest on Income Tax Until July 15

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina leaders announced shared bipartisan support for deferring the accrual of interest on state income taxes filed before July 15, 2020, in a joint statement released by General Assembly lawmakers and Governor Cooper on Tuesday.  Continue reading “North Carolina Leaders Announce Shared Support for Deferring Interest on Income Tax Until July 15”