Republican Budget Passes first vote in NC House of Representatives

A $24 billion compromise state budget proposal that provides pay raises supported by the State Employees Association of North Carolina and injects billions of dollars into school construction passed the first of two votes in the state House of Representatives on Wednesday. House Bill 966 2019 Appropriations Act also provides pay raises for teachers, correctional officers, …

Rep. Destin Hall, Sponsor of Bill Requiring N.C. Sheriffs Cooperate With ICE, Says Legislature Has Duty to Protect Constituents

Raleigh, N.C. – Rep. Destin Hall, primary sponsor of legislation requiring North Carolina sheriffs to cooperate with U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and honor detainers for illegal immigrants in county jails said on Wednesday that law enforcement and state legislators have a duty to protect their constituents. . The state Senate Judiciary Committee approved House …

North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association Endorses House Bill 370 – Require Cooperation with ICE Detainers

Today, the NC Sheriffs' Association announced that they would endorse Representative Hall's bill H370 (Require Cooperation with ICE Detainers) Representative Hall commented publicly on Twitter regarding the matter. I’m pleased that the NC Sheriffs’ Assoc. is supporting the updated version of H370, which would require Sheriffs to cooperate with ICE and would require compliance with …

House Democrats Block Duty of Care for Living, Breathing Babies Born in North Carolina

Raleigh, N.C. – A final vote to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act failed on Wednesday as state House Democrats successfully prevented a duty of care for all living, breathing North Carolinians born alive in the state. After a federal judge struck down North Carolina’s limitations on late-term abortions …