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Does Cunningham Support Pelosi's Radical Liberal Wish List?
 
On Monday, March 9, Congressman Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) introduced H.R. 6128, the Eliminate Agency Excess Space Act.
On Monday, March 9, Congressman Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) introduced H.R. 6128, the Eliminate Agency Excess Space Act.
 
On Wednesday, February 26, 2020, Congressman Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) introduced H.R. 5979, the Tax Deadline Uniformity Act.
On Wednesday, February 26, 2020, Congressman Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) introduced H.R. 5979, the Tax Deadline Uniformity Act.
 
Regulations are hurting veterans’ ability to transition into civilian life in North Carolina, a study by the General Assembly’s Program Evaluation Division says.
Regulations are hurting veterans’ ability to transition into civilian life in North Carolina, a study by the General Assembly’s Program Evaluation Division says.
 
The News & Observer’s Ned Barnett recently wrote an editorial in which he stated that North Carolina may soon be in for a sudden lurch to the left like the one Virginia is currently experiencing.
The News & Observer’s Ned Barnett recently wrote an editorial in which he stated that North Carolina may soon be in for a sudden lurch to the left like the one Virginia is currently experiencing.
 
On Thursday, February 6, 2020, Congressmen Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) and Collin Peterson (MN-07) introduced H.R. 5774, the Veterans Heroin Overdose Prevention Examination (HOPE) Act.
On Thursday, February 6, 2020, Congressmen Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) and Collin Peterson (MN-07) introduced H.R. 5774, the Veterans Heroin Overdose Prevention Examination (HOPE) Act.
 
On Monday,the White House announced that President Trump had signed S. 151, the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act, which will prevent criminal robocalls.
On Monday,the White House announced that President Trump had signed S. 151, the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act, which will prevent criminal robocalls.
 
How would you describe the year 2019? I’ve pondered the just-right descriptive adjective and finally settled on the seldom used but highly appropriate word quarrelsome.
How would you describe the year 2019? I’ve pondered the just-right descriptive adjective and finally settled on the seldom used but highly appropriate word quarrelsome.
 
After Democrat Roy Cooper narrowly defeated Republican Gov. Pat McCrory in 2016, the GOP-led General Assembly moved quickly to dispossess the incoming governor of some of the office’s powers.
After Democrat Roy Cooper narrowly defeated Republican Gov. Pat McCrory in 2016, the GOP-led General Assembly moved quickly to dispossess the incoming governor of some of the office’s powers.
 
This week, Civitas Action released its annual state legislative rankings for 2019.
This week, Civitas Action released its annual state legislative rankings for 2019.
 
The General Assembly passed a bill yesterday that will help combat absentee ballot fraud, but it is not a fool-proof solution to the problem and election officials will need to be diligent as ballot harvesters adjust their methods in response.
The General Assembly passed a bill yesterday that will help combat absentee ballot fraud, but it is not a fool-proof solution to the problem and election officials will need to be diligent as ballot harvesters adjust their methods in response.
 
U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-6th District, has the NCAA’s attention when it comes to fair pay for student athletes.
U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-6th District, has the NCAA’s attention when it comes to fair pay for student athletes.
 
I have written about gerrymandering in these pages before, but the recent Superior Court ruling that the state’s legislative districts constitute an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander makes me want to do it again.
I have written about gerrymandering in these pages before, but the recent Superior Court ruling that the state’s legislative districts constitute an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander makes me want to do it again.
 
A nonprofit that employs the blind says it’s illegally losing its contracts with the Department of Veterans Affairs to a business that subcontracts the work to a non-veteran-owned, large business.
A nonprofit that employs the blind says it’s illegally losing its contracts with the Department of Veterans Affairs to a business that subcontracts the work to a non-veteran-owned, large business.
 
Democratic lawmakers want the General Assembly to act on a pair of gun-control bills.
 
While solutions to address the problem of mass murders in our country are way past due, I have yet to see a 'red flag' bill that adequately protects the constitutional rights of law-abiding Americans.
While solutions to address the problem of mass murders in our country are way past due, I have yet to see a 'red flag' bill that adequately protects the constitutional rights of law-abiding Americans.
 
If North Carolina bans smokable hemp, hundreds of farmers will lose money on their crops — and faith in their legislators, says Blake Butler, executive director of the N.C. Industrial Hemp Commission.
If North Carolina bans smokable hemp, hundreds of farmers will lose money on their crops — and faith in their legislators, says Blake Butler, executive director of the N.C. Industrial Hemp Commission.
 
On a Tuesday in June, mothers who lost children to distracted driving took a minute to speak.
 
As the 2020 elections approach, state lawmakers are working to protect absentee voters from fraud.
As the 2020 elections approach, state lawmakers are working to protect absentee voters from fraud.
 
Yesterday, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, co-sponsored bipartisan legislation to increase veterans’ disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Yesterday, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, co-sponsored bipartisan legislation to increase veterans’ disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
 
Today, Thom Tillis introduced commonsense legislation that holds sanctuary jurisdictions in North Carolina accountable for refusing to communicate with federal law enforcement and putting the safety of North Carolinians at risk.
Today, Thom Tillis introduced commonsense legislation that holds sanctuary jurisdictions in North Carolina accountable for refusing to communicate with federal law enforcement and putting the safety of North Carolinians at risk.
 
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) introduced the Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act, legislation that holds sanctuary jurisdictions accountable for failing to comply with lawful detainer and release notification requests made by federal authorities and jeopardizing public safety.
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) introduced the Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act, legislation that holds sanctuary jurisdictions accountable for failing to comply with lawful detainer and release notification requests made by federal authorities and jeopardizing public safety.
 
N.C. lawmakers, one could argue, have had unprecedented success this legislative session in reforming the state’s archaic laws governing spirituous liquor.
N.C. lawmakers, one could argue, have had unprecedented success this legislative session in reforming the state’s archaic laws governing spirituous liquor.
 
Governor Cooper has signed the following bills into law:
 
During the 2016 presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump tweeted that he believed people who burned the American flag should be punished with either loss of citizenship or a year in prison.
During the 2016 presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump tweeted that he believed people who burned the American flag should be punished with either loss of citizenship or a year in prison.
 
This week, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) co-sponsored bipartisan legislation to improve coordination of veteran mental health and suicide prevention services and to better measure the effectiveness of these programs in order to reduce the alarming number of veteran suicides.
This week, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) co-sponsored bipartisan legislation to improve coordination of veteran mental health and suicide prevention services and to better measure the effectiveness of these programs in order to reduce the alarming number of veteran suicides.
 
U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, has introduced legislation making it easier for consumers to sue big tech companies such as Facebook or Twitter for showing overt political bias.
U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, has introduced legislation making it easier for consumers to sue big tech companies such as Facebook or Twitter for showing overt political bias.
 
This week, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel, co-sponsored bipartisan legislation to build on efforts to reduce military spouse unemployment and improve access to affordable childcare.
This week, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel, co-sponsored bipartisan legislation to build on efforts to reduce military spouse unemployment and improve access to affordable childcare.
 
Governor Roy Cooper shared the following statement on stalled federal disaster relief funding legislation:
Governor Roy Cooper shared the following statement on stalled federal disaster relief funding legislation:
 
Yesterday, the Senate passed the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act, bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) that would crackdown on robocalls
Yesterday, the Senate passed the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act, bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) that would crackdown on robocalls
 
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), introduced legislation that would protect probation officers and enhance their ability to do their job by giving them authority to arrest a third party who forcibly interferes with an officer’s performance of his or her official duties.
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), introduced legislation that would protect probation officers and enhance their ability to do their job by giving them authority to arrest a third party who forcibly interferes with an officer’s performance of his or her official duties.
 
Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) applauded the recent committee passage of bipartisan legislation that would reauthorize the Debbie Smith Act and give much-needed resources to state and local law enforcement agencies to complete forensic analyses of crime scenes and untested rape kits.
Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) applauded the recent committee passage of bipartisan legislation that would reauthorize the Debbie Smith Act and give much-needed resources to state and local law enforcement agencies to complete forensic analyses of crime scenes and untested rape kits.
 
A pair of alcohol-related bills sailed through the N.C. House on Tuesday, April 16, without debate.
A pair of alcohol-related bills sailed through the N.C. House on Tuesday, April 16, without debate.
 
Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) recently introduced the bipartisan Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA).
Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) recently introduced the bipartisan Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA).
 
Lawmakers this session have filed what amounts to a jumble of bills designed to ease restrictive Prohibition-era rules enacted in the first half of the 20th century.
Lawmakers this session have filed what amounts to a jumble of bills designed to ease restrictive Prohibition-era rules enacted in the first half of the 20th century.
 
H.B. 431 — titled the FIBER NC Act — would grant counties and cities the authority to use property taxes to construct such facilities and equipment.
H.B. 431 — titled the FIBER NC Act — would grant counties and cities the authority to use property taxes to construct such facilities and equipment.
 
The state would bypass local school districts and give each N.C. public school teacher access to $400 for classroom supplies under a bill unveiled Wednesday, April 3.
The state would bypass local school districts and give each N.C. public school teacher access to $400 for classroom supplies under a bill unveiled Wednesday, April 3.
 
Folwell is locked in a heated battle with state hospitals, health systems, doctors, and legislative supporters of House Bill 184, which is slated for a House floor vote Wednesday, April 3.
Folwell is locked in a heated battle with state hospitals, health systems, doctors, and legislative supporters of House Bill 184, which is slated for a House floor vote Wednesday, April 3.
 
U.S. Senators Thom Tillis, Amy Klobuchar, and Chuck Schumer introduced bipartisan legislation to allow countries, states, and municipalities to obtain federal trademark protection for their flags, symbols, insignia, and seals.
U.S. Senators Thom Tillis, Amy Klobuchar, and Chuck Schumer introduced bipartisan legislation to allow countries, states, and municipalities to obtain federal trademark protection for their flags, symbols, insignia, and seals.
 
The House has unanimously passed legislation to add North Carolina to a compact of states that would share psychological services in short supply.
The House has unanimously passed legislation to add North Carolina to a compact of states that would share psychological services in short supply.
 
U.S. Senators introduced bipartisan legislation in support of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and in recognition of the great accomplishments the organization has made over the past 70 years
U.S. Senators introduced bipartisan legislation in support of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and in recognition of the great accomplishments the organization has made over the past 70 years
 
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