Berger, Moore Respond to Governor’s Vetoes

Berger, Moore Respond to Governor’s Vetoes

Apr. 21, 2017 by

Senate Leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore responded Friday to Gov. Roy Cooper’s vetoes of House Bill 239, which improves efficiency in the N.C. Court of Appeals by reducing the number of justices to align with a reduction

BRIGHT Futures Jobs Bill Passes North Carolina House

BRIGHT Futures Jobs Bill Passes North Carolina House

Apr. 20, 2017 by

The North Carolina House of Representatives passed House Bill 68 BRIGHT Futures Act on Thursday by a 109-8 vote, approving legislation to connect rural residents of the state to broadband services and help underserved regions attract economic development opportunities of

Rep. Brian Turner Votes Against Free Speech

Rep. Brian Turner Votes Against Free Speech

Apr. 20, 2017 by

Rep. Brian Turner, a Democrat from Asheville, voted against legislation to protect free speech on the campuses of North Carolina’s universities. House Bill 527 aimed to “restore and preserve free speech on campuses of the constituent institutions of the University

Tax Day Hangover: What if Liberals Controlled NC Taxes

Tax Day Hangover: What if Liberals Controlled NC Taxes

Apr. 19, 2017 by

If you just filed your 2016 taxes yesterday, we understand what your feeling today…a tax day hangover. Contrary to the empty rhetoric from liberal special-interest groups and failed predictions from liberal think tanks, North Carolinians have more money in their

Tax Day Hangover: What if Liberals Controlled NC Taxes

Tax Day Hangover: What if Liberals Controlled NC Taxes

Apr. 19, 2017 by

If you just filed your 2016 taxes yesterday, we understand what your feeling today…a tax day hangover. Contrary to the empty rhetoric from liberal special-interest groups and failed predictions from liberal think tanks, North Carolinians have more money in their

House Passes Legislation to Streamline Judiciary

House Passes Legislation to Streamline Judiciary

Apr. 11, 2017 by

Today the North Carolina House of Representatives approved Senate changes to House Bill 239, a measure that streamlines state appellate courts and expands opportunities for certain cases to reach the state Supreme Court. Having passed the General Assembly, the bill

Opioid Misuse Measure Unanimously Passes House

Opioid Misuse Measure Unanimously Passes House

Apr. 10, 2017 by

The North Carolina House of Representatives passed House Bill 243 Strengthen Opioid Misuse Prevention (STOP Act) on Monday evening by a vote of 114-0, approving the measure to address opioid misuse across the state. House Bill 243 is sponsored by

ICYMI: Crisson Named New GOP Chairman

Apr. 9, 2017 by

LINCOLNTON, N.C. On Saturday March 25, 2017 the Lincoln County Republican Party held their annual precinct meetings and county convention at the Senior Center in Lincolnton. During the event, Brian Crisson was named new Party Chairman. Crisson was elected by

Regulatory Reform Act of 2016-17 Passes House in Bipartisan Vote

Regulatory Reform Act of 2016-17 Passes House in Bipartisan Vote

Apr. 6, 2017 by

The North Carolina House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 131 Regulatory Reform Act of 2016-17 with a bipartisan vote of 84-27 on Thursday to continue consolidating, simplifying and eliminating unnecessary rules and reporting requirements across local governments and state agencies

NC House ready for common ground with Cooper, but will continue Republican policy reforms

NC House ready for common ground with Cooper, but will continue Republican policy reforms

Jan. 9, 2017 by

“RALEIGH — With the start of the 2017 legislative session mere days away, North State Journal sat down with N.C. House majority leader Rep. John Bell (R-Wayne County) to discuss the Republican caucus policy plans and their expectations for working