SPEAKER RESPONDS TO GOVERNOR’S VETO OF GENX TREATMENT FUNDS

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North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore released a statement Thursday urging his General Assembly colleagues to override Gov. Cooper’s veto of House Bill 56 and provide immediate funding for water treatment facilities serving the citizens of the Cape Fear region: “It defies belief that Gov. Cooper is still making the false claim that GenX contamination is related to recent state … Read More

NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOLS SET NEW RECORD FOR GRADUATION SUCCESS

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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 learning environment that encourages success … Read More

HOUSE COMMITTEE APPROVES GENX TREATMENT, TRANSPARENCY PROPOSAL

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The North Carolina House Committee on Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House approved a proposal Wednesday to provide direct regional funding to address the GenX discharge in the Cape Fear River. The committee approved a final version of House Bill 56 Amend Environmental Laws to respond to the contamination of the chemical GenX in the lower Cape Fear region. The … Read More

REFORMING EDUCATION FOR STUDENT SUCCESS

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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 the education of our children … Read More

$10,000 RAISE SINCE 2014 FOR N.C. TEACHERS STARTING 11TH SCHOOL YEAR

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Teachers starting their eleventh year in North Carolina public schools received a $10,380 pay raise since 2014, a 32% increase provided by the Republican-led General Assembly. The nonpartisan Fiscal Research Division at the North Carolina General Assembly provided data comparing teacher pay today to the 2013-2014 school year, prior to four consecutive salary increases by the state legislature. As of … Read More

N.C. UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS TO 4.1%, REMAINS BELOW NATIONAL AVERAGE

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In 2011, when the voters of North Carolina voted for change and a new economic direction, North Carolina had a 10.4% unemployment rate and countless onerous regulations hurting small businesses and killing jobs. House Republicans heard the calls for change, and we have responded by enacting commonsense reforms to unleash North Carolina’s businesses and citizens to work hard, save for … Read More

PROTECTING NORTH CAROLINIANS – THE STOP ACT

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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 and practical solutions. The press … Read More

PROTECTING NORTH CAROLINIANS, COMBATING THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

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In 2015, more than 1,400 of our fellow North Carolinians died because of a deadly epidemic sweeping the nation and walloping North Carolina – the opioid crisis. Instead of placing blame, these startling statistics have spurred immediate action by members of the North Carolina House Republican Caucus. To help protect and save our citizens, we put partisan politics aside and … Read More

NC ECONOMIC ACCOLADES BECAUSE OF TAX REFORM

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North Carolina’s economy is expanding rapidly after Republicans in the state General Assembly cut billions in personal income and business taxes while reforming onerous government regulations to improve the state’s jobs climate since 2011. According to PolitiFact, North Carolina had the fastest-growing state economy in the country since 2013. The jobs announcements below speak for themselves. HEADLINES ILLUSTRATING THE ECONOMIC … Read More