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Raleigh, NC – Today, the House approved the North Carolina Farm Act by a bipartisan vote of 75-32 to support agriculture communities across the state. The Farm Act includes the following key reforms: Clarifies that a local government may either make decisions about establishment and modification of voluntary agricultural districts or delegate that authority to…

House Speaker Tim Moore responded Tuesday to consensus revenue forecasts released by North Carolina’s nonpartisan budget agencies. Today the Consensus Revised Revenue Forecast was presented to the Joint Full Chairs Appropriations/ Finance. Analysts for both the General Assembly’s nonpartisan Fiscal Research Division and the Office of State Budget and Management predicted expect an estimated $6.04 billion in…

Raleigh, NC – Today, the North Carolina House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 116, the “Get North Carolina Back to Work Act” in a 71-36 overwhelming bipartisan vote. The bill ends the “extra” $300 per week federal unemployment benefits while also providing much-needed tax relief to businesses and individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “This…

Raleigh, NC – A bill to distribute $750 million in federal funding to expand high-speed broadband internet access in all 100 counties in North Carolina passed the state House unanimously on Wednesday. House Bill 947, “The G.R.E.A.T. Broadband Expansion Act,” is being described as one of the largest and most comprehensive efforts in the nation…

Lt. Governor and State Superintendent Support Legislation Raleigh, N.C. – Today, the state House voted 65-48 to prohibit North Carolina school districts from promoting discriminatory concepts like Critical Race Theory. House Bill 324, “Ensuring Dignity & Nondiscrimination/Schools,” would prevent students or teachers from being taught that one race or sex is inherently superior to another…

Raleigh, NC – Today, the North Carolina House of Representatives approved House Bill 572, “No Vaccine Mandate by EO, Rule, or Agency,” which was introduced by House Freedom Caucus Chairman Keith Kidwell (R-Beaufort). “This bill prevents the Governor or any of his agencies from mandating COVID-19 vaccinations through executive action,” said Rep. Kidwell. “This decision…

Following four successive bad safety reports, Rep. Raymond Smith was fired from his position as Wayne County Public School System Director of Transportation in May 2014. From unaddressed fire hazards on school buses to damaged seats and doors, Rep. Smith’s failure to keep students safe was comprehensive in scope, for which he was fired. Now…