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The North Carolina House of Representatives overrode Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of House Bill 56 Amend Environmental Laws on Wednesday, providing water treatment funding to local utilities in Southeastern North Carolina to address the discharge of the chemical compound GenX into the Cape Fear River. The legislation appropriates $435,000 to local utilities and the University…

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) released their statewide education achievement report today before a meeting of the State Board of Education. The report showed that for the 12th consecutive year North Carolina has continued improving and the student graduation rate for 2016-17 was 86.5%. “North Carolina’s school system continues to deliver a…

For too long Democrats decided their education policy based on the whims of teachers’ unions and unelected, unaccountable bureaucrats.  These policies left our children woefully under-educated and struggling to succeed in life. We believe education should be measured by the success of our children. House Republicans shook up the education system.  We aim to make…

Devastatingly, North Carolina has been walloped by the nationwide epidemic of opioid addiction and abuse. This crisis has resulted in too many of our neighbors, friends, family members, co-workers, and fellow North Carolinians dying. Some issues should rise above politics and partisanship…this is one of them. Bipartisanship should be front and center to find immediate…