Build N.C. Infrastructure Investments Approved by State Lawmakers

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The state House of Representatives approved the Build N.C. Bond Act of 2018 on Tuesday to accelerate investments in transportation infrastructure projects across North Carolina.  Senate Bill 758 Build N.C. Bond Act of 2018 provides the state Department of Transportation (DOT) a new financing mechanism to invest up to $300 million each year over the next ten years to speed … Read More

Pay Raises and Disaster Relief Delivered to North Carolinians Over Cooper Veto

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The state House of Representatives voted to override a budget veto by Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday and delivered pay raises for teachers, law enforcement officers and most state employees, $60 million in disaster relief to victims of Hurricane Matthew, a record savings reserve, and tax relief for families and businesses in North Carolina. “Today’s veto override delivering pay raises, disaster relief, … Read More

Voter ID Constitutional Amendment Sponsored by N.C. Speaker Moore

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In keeping with our promise to ensure the integrity of our elections, NC House Republicans have announced a proposed amendment to the North Carolina Constitution. While voter ID laws are frequently mischaracterized by the far left, North Carolina is one of only 17 states in the nation and the only one in the southeast that doesn’t have reasonable Voter ID … Read More

Roy Cooper’s Budget Charade

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Roy Cooper vetoed a commonsense, fiscally-responsible budget that prioritized the citizens and economic future of North Carolina. Roy Cooper vetoed pay raises for teachers (2nd consecutive veto of teacher raises), principals, state employees, correctional officers, and state troopers. Roy Cooper vetoed additional funding to help the victims of Hurricane Matthew recover, funding for school safety, access to broadband for rural … Read More

NC House Prioritizes School Safety

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New school safety reforms advancing peer-to-peer student support programs, facility vulnerability assessments, and resource officer training programs unanimously passed the North Carolina House of Representatives on Monday.

Comprehensive School Safety Initiatives, Investments Announced by Legislators

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Lawmakers announced the state budget would include tens of millions of dollars for school safety initiatives on Thursday as part of a comprehensive plan to invest in protecting students in North Carolina classrooms. The recommendations provide more mental health opportunities for students, better preparation for threats and more resource officers in school systems across the state. “We are focused not … Read More

North Carolina Adds 85,000 Jobs Over Year

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Employment figures released by the state Department of Commerce this week show North Carolina added 85,879 jobs over the last year. The number of people unemployed decreased by 20,263 over the year. The employment growth data follows a positive revenue outlook released by the state legislature’s Fiscal Research Division in January showing tax collections on track and an economy in … Read More