Speaker Moore Congratulates UNC’s Sharpless on Appointment to Lead NCI

Raleigh, N.C.  – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) congratulated Norman E. (Ned) Sharpless, MD, director of the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, for his impending appointment as the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) director by President Donald J. Trump.  Continue reading “Speaker Moore Congratulates UNC’s Sharpless on Appointment to Lead NCI”

Speaker Praises Competitive Energy Solutions Legislation

Raleigh, N.C. –North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore released a statement Monday praising the Competitive Energy Solutions proposal expected to be considered by House lawmakers this week, providing details of a plan to modernize state policy, protect ratepayers with competitive costs and encourage the continued development of diverse energy sources statewide.  Continue reading “Speaker Praises Competitive Energy Solutions Legislation”

Historic Tax Relief and Investments Pass House 82-34 in Bipartisan Budget

Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House of Representatives voted 82-34 to support historic tax relief and state government investments on Thursday, approving a bipartisan 2017 budget that proposes record savings in the state’s rainy day reserves, a fourth consecutive year of teacher pay raises and an increased zero-tax bracket three times higher than last decade.  Continue reading “Historic Tax Relief and Investments Pass House 82-34 in Bipartisan Budget”

Unanimous Judicial Panel Quickly Dismisses Cooper’s Lawsuit Against Bipartisan Elections, Ethics Board

Raleigh, N.C. – Just hours after hearing arguments, a unanimous three-judge North Carolina Superior Court panel on Thursday quickly dismissed Gov. Roy Cooper’s latest attempt to block a law creating a bipartisan state elections and ethics enforcement board. Continue reading “Unanimous Judicial Panel Quickly Dismisses Cooper’s Lawsuit Against Bipartisan Elections, Ethics Board”

House Budget Committee Approves Historic Spending Plan

 Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina House Appropriations Committee approved a 2017-2018 budget proposal on Wednesday that raises teacher pay for the fourth consecutive year, eliminates the waiting list for Pre-K students statewide, cuts taxes for low-income and middle class families and makes historic commitments to the state’s savings reserve. Continue reading “House Budget Committee Approves Historic Spending Plan”