RALEIGH — The House passed its $24.5 billion General Fund budget for 2019-20 by a 61-54 margin on Thursday, May 2, after spending three hours wrestling with 34 amendments.

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RALEIGH — The House proposed budget lowers some taxes, creates others, and cuts against the grain of past Republican efforts to prioritize savings reserves as a rainy day buttress to economic downturns and natural disasters.

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In a standoff pitting patients and taxpayers against the powerful state hospital lobby, a majority of your representatives in the N.C. House voted against your interests this week. 

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RALEIGH — Republican legislative leaders have reached agreement on a 2019-20 General Fund budget cap of slightly more than $24 billion, shaving about $500 million from Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s proposed spending plan.

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RALEIGH — Lawmakers in the House are working to give the Senate some options for changing how school performance grades are calculated, including one change that would split the single performance grade into two separate grades for achievement and growth.

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RALEIGH — A nearly $2 billion school construction bond proposal sailed through its initial House vote with bipartisan support.

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ALBEMARLE — Joshua Jesus Flores, a candidate for District 66 of the North Carolina House of Representatives, was scheduled to appear in Stanly County Superior Court on multiple charges on Monday, Jan. 28.

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Monday, 14 January 2019 17:51

Moss announces intent to run for NC House

ROCKINGHAM — Another Richmond County Republican has announced his intent to run for a state seat long held by Democrats.

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RALEIGH — An ethics complaint cloud hanging over House Speaker Tim Moore for nearly a year has been lifted.

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ELLERBE — One young Richmond County Republican is looking to get his foot in the political door by eyeing a state seat.

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