Democratic Sheriff Bans Pistol Purchases

The Wake County Sheriff, Gerald Baker, has announced that he will will suspend pistol permits and conceal-carry permit applications until April 30 due to increased demand during the coronavirus outbreak. Sheriff Baker must immediately rescind his unconstitutional decision to ban sales of pistols in Wake County. This is action is reckless and illegal. The Second …

COVID-19 Update

The legislature is directing state agencies to extend their latitude to waive unnecessary regulations on North Carolinians while helping state leaders exercise existing emergency authority in our coordinated response. Many of you have questions regarding these responses. My office is here to help you, your families, and your businesses. If you have any questions, concerns, …

N.C. Unemployment Trust Fund Ready for Emergency Measures with $3.9 Billion Balance and Disaster Reforms

The General Assembly changed state law in 2017 to ensure benefits paid during federal disaster declarations may be provided without waiting a week or without showing the usually required job search Raleigh, N.C. – State House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) said Tuesday that a $3.9 billion Unemployment Trust Fund Balance is in place for North Carolina to draw …