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04/23/15
Raleigh, N.C. – Senate Leader Phil Berger issued the following statement Thursday: “Senate Republicans remain committed to ensuring freedom of religion – and to preventing discrimination against North Carolinians based on their sincerely held religious beliefs. That’s why ...
04/22/15
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Senate on Wednesday tentatively passed a bill that would increase the punishment for drivers who jeopardize children’s lives by passing stopped school buses. Senate Bill 298, sponsored by Sens. John Alexander (R-Wake) and Tom McInnis (R-Richmond), wo...
04/14/15
2013 tax reform law reduced burden on North Carolinians in every income category Raleigh, N.C. – As the state tax filing deadline approaches, the vast majority of North Carolinians will keep more of their own tax dollars due to policy decisions made by the Republican General Assembly dur...
03/31/15
Also Passes Compromise to Ensure Funding for Oversight of Coal Ash Cleanup, Review of Student Academic Standards   Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Senate on Monday evening tentatively passed a compromise plan to cut the state’s gas tax to 36 cents per gallon effective Apr...
03/26/15
Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina Senate leaders filed legislation Thursday that continues to reform and simplify the state’s tax code and provides $1 billion in tax relief to North Carolina families and small businesses. It is the latest step in the Senate’s long-term commitment to p...
03/25/15
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed bipartisan legislation that will reduce electricity rates and help spur job growth and economic development across eastern North Carolina. Senate Bill 305, sponsored by Sens. Buck Newton (R-Wilson), Louis Pate (R-W...
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