POLITICAL DOUBLESPEAK: ROY COOPER SNUBS NC JOB CREATORS

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Today, Governor Roy Cooper snubbed existing North Carolina businesses, the job creation engine of North Carolina, to pick winners and losers by demanding more tax dollars for corporate recruiting. “Cooper spokesman Ford Porter criticized the plan because he said it does not spend enough on public education and recruiting company and agrees on a tax plan with more “giveaways” to … Read More

SPEAKER AND SENATE LEADER URGE GOV. COOPER TO SIGN BIPARTISAN BUDGET

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North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) joined Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) in a press conference Thursday urging Gov. Roy Cooper to sign the General Assembly’s bipartisan budget and fulfill his own proposals to provide middle-class tax relief and teacher raises. “When Republicans took over in 2011, the state had about $2 billion in debt,” Speaker Moore said in … Read More

HOUSE, SENATE LEADERS ANNOUNCE $23 BILLION STATE BUDGET COMPROMISE

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Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) and House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) held a joint press conference Monday to announce details of the roughly $23 billion budget and tax relief agreement reached between the state House and Senate. As a result of responsible budgeting decisions, millions of middle-class families and job-creating small businesses will keep more of their earnings under this … Read More

SURPLUS COMPUTERS FOR LOW-INCOME STUDENTS APPROVED BY HOUSE

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Legislation to provide low-income students with surplus computers passed the North Carolina House of Representatives on Thursday, creating new opportunities for disadvantaged kids across the state to access digital resources and connect to online learning. Senate Bill 312 Surplus Computer for Low-Income Students, sponsored by Sens. Jeff Tarte (R-Mecklenburg), Andrew Brock (R- Davie) and Ralph Hise (R-Mitchell), is identical to … Read More