Displaying items by tag: NC House of Representatives

Thursday, 21 November 2019 16:29

Brewer running for District 66 House seat

ROCKINGHAM — Rep. Scott Brewer announced Thursday that he intends to run to keep the District 66 seat in the North Carolina House of Representatives.

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RALEIGH — With 2020 primaries quickly approaching, the State Board of Elections says it will need contested election maps by early December.

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RALEIGH — Rep. Darren Jackson, D-Wake, wants Republican leaders to take a polygraph. He says he’ll pay for it.

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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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