NC House of Representatives Will Broadcast Session via Live Video

On Wednesday, the 27th of February 2019, Representative Hall introduced legislation that would require the proceedings of the N.C. House of Representatives to be broadcasted live online to the general public and to study the feasibility of televising all sessions. On March 6th of 2019, the bill (House Bill 218) passed through the House with only …

N.C. General Assembly Leaders Release Statement on Vehicle Inspection Deadlines

Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) and House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) issued a joint statement Thursday regarding state Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) inspection deadlines. “We continue to work with the Governor’s team to identify and resolve issues facing North Carolinians in this crisis,” Speaker Moore and Senator Berger said in a joint statement Thursday.  “DMV …

How to Apply for a Small Business Federal Loan and Protect Your Employee’s Paychecks.

The United States Small Business Administration is authorized to guarantee loans under the Paycheck Protection Program through June 30, 2020. Congress authorized a program level of $349,000,000,000 to provide guaranteed loans under this new 7(a) program. The intent of the Act is that SBA provide relief to America’s small businesses expeditiously. The Paycheck Protection Program …

How to Address Issues When Filing For Unemployment Benefits

A lot of North Carolinians are having problems completing their applications for unemployment benefits. Here are some of the most frequently mentioned issues my office has been receiving. Issue: I'm having a problem and I can't get anyone at the Department of Commerce or the Governors Office to answer the phone!Answer: The Department of Commerce …