Tag:Tim Moore

  • Collegiality rules on first day of legislative session

    Bipartisanship ruled the day as lawmakers returned Wednesday to begin the 2017 long session of the General Assembly. The collegiality on opening day marked a stark contrast with the final days of special legislative sessions held in December, when the GOP-controlled General Assembly whittled away at some of the…

  • 2017 session opens Wednesday, but real work starts later

    The 2017 long session of the General Assembly starts Wednesday, and the first day is likely to be more ceremonial than substantive. Once members are sworn in and leaders in the House and Senate are elected, lawmakers will head home. They return Jan. 25 to get to work in earnest.

  • Cooper makes a colossal blunder

    By claiming unilateral authority to expand Medicaid, Gov. Cooper destroyed the political narrative he and his progressive enablers in the media had created after the 2016 election.

  • Three-judge panel blocks overhaul of elections board

    RALEIGH — A three-judge Superior Court panel has blocked the overhaul of the State Board of Elections until the case can go to trial or unless a higher court overturns a preliminary injunction. Kellie Myers, Wake County’s trial court administrator, notified the state elections board staff Thursday afternoon. The…

  • House passes Matthew, wildfire relief by unanimous vote

    The state House on Tuesday unanimously approved a $200.9 million disaster relief package for North Carolinians whose lives were uprooted this fall by Hurricane Matthew in the eastern part of the state and wildfires in the west. “There are still voids left,” House Majority Leader John Bell, R-Wayne, told the…

  • Cooper faces a pivotal choice

    Progressives want to see Roy Cooper wage years of unremitting ideological warfare. They want protests, lawsuits, and personal attacks on GOP politicians and conservative leaders.

  • Eeyore Caucus Brays Again

    When the news broke that Rep. Tim Moore would be the Republican nominee for speaker of the NC House, the usual suspects did the usual things.