N.C. House Passes Bill To Bring Broadband Access To The Most Rural Areas Of N.C.

Since the passage of the first Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology (G.R.E.A.T.) broadband legislation in 2018, North Carolina has been making progress toward filling in access gaps with about $64 million allocated to projects to date.  Broadband is considered an essential infrastructure now more than ever. Over the past year, it has become …

House Receives Abortion Survival Protection Act from the Senate

Raleigh, N.C. – The N.C. Senate has sent Senate Bill 405 "Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act." to the N.C. House of Representatives for a concurrence vote. S405 would require medical providers to employ the same duty of care for children born alive after attempted abortions that they would for any other child of the same gestational …

House Approves Bill to Prevent Governor from Mandating COVID-19 Vaccine Raleigh, NC – Today, the North Carolina House of Representatives approved House Bill 572, “No Vaccine Mandate by EO, Rule, or Agency,” which was introduced by House Freedom Caucus Chairman Keith Kidwell (R-Beaufort). The legislation was approved by a bipartisan vote of 75-38. It now …

Representative Hall Files Uniformed Heroes Voting Act

Raleigh, NC – Representatives D. Hall (R-Caldwell), McNeill (R-Moore, Randolph), C. Smith (R-Columbus, Pender) and Miller (R-Brunswick, New Hanover) have filed HB 807 “Uniformed Heroes Voting Act.” During the 2020 election cycle, two uniformed law enforcement officers were denied their right to vote simply because they arrived at the polling place wearing their uniforms. According …