Raleigh, N.C. – Prior to serving as Speaker of the North Carolina House in an era of Republican tax relief, Rep. Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) voted against billions of dollars in higher sales tax enacted by Democrats last decade.
Democrats increased North Carolina’s sales taxes in 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2009, costing North Carolina families billions over Moore’s objection in his first four terms: Continue reading “Speaker Moore Stood Up for Taxpayers, Voted Against Democrat Tax Increases”
Raleigh, N.C. – Legislation to provide workforce training and improve career readiness for students seeking jobs across North Carolina recently passed the House by a vote of 111-0. Continue reading “Jobs Legislation ‘Future Ready Students Act’ Passes House 111-0”
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House of Representatives passed House Bill 243 Strengthen Opioid Misuse Prevention (STOP Act) on Monday evening by a vote of 114-0, approving the measure to address opioid misuse across the state. Continue reading “Opioid Misuse Measure Unanimously Passes North Carolina House”
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 131 Regulatory Reform Act of 2016-17 on Thursday to continue consolidating, simplifying and eliminating unnecessary rules and reporting requirements across local governments and state agencies in North Carolina. Continue reading “Regulatory Reform Act of 2016-17 Passes North Carolina House”
Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Appropriations Chairman Dean Arp (R-Union) and Deputy Majority Leader Stephen Ross (R-Alamance) introduced House Bill 583 Pay-As-You-Go Capital & Infrastructure Fund at a press conference Thursday, legislation to improve the state’s approach to long-term funding of public roads and buildings. Continue reading “House Lawmakers Propose $3 Billion Infrastructure, Debt Reduction Plan”
Raleigh, N.C. – Four Republican leaders in the North Carolina House of Representatives have filed legislation seeking to reform the state’s child welfare and social service systems to better serve and protect vulnerable citizens. Continue reading “Child Welfare and Social Services Reforms Sought by North Carolina House Leaders”
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House of Representatives appointed six members to four-year terms on the UNC Board of Governors Wednesday: Continue reading “North Carolina House Elects Six Members to UNC Board of Governors”
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House of Representatives voted 70-48 on Thursday to pass House Bill 142 ‘Reset S.L. 2016-3,’ a bipartisan vote that resets House Bill 2 and completely preempts local governments from regulating multi-occupancy bathrooms, showers, locker rooms and changing rooms across the state. Continue reading “North Carolina Resets HB2, Strengthens Privacy Protections and Safety”
Raleigh, N.C. – Representatives from North Carolina’s community colleges joined state House members at a press conference Wednesday to recognize the impressive economic impact of the higher education system’s 58 institutions. Continue reading “Community Colleges Tout Economic Impact on North Carolina”
Raleigh, N.C. – The state House of Representatives recognized the sacrifice of North Carolina’s National Guard members on Tuesday, thanking servicemembers from the House floor with an honorary statement read by Rules Chairman David Lewis.
Continue reading “North Carolina National Guardsmen Recognized by House of Representatives”