Tag: General Assembly

Give it back: The clear solution for North Carolina’s surplus tax revenues

By Jeff Moore Raleigh, NC – Last week the non-partisan Fiscal Research Division of the North Carolina General Assembly forecast yet another $1 billion+ surplus in anticipated tax revenues for the 2024–2025 fiscal year. That’s on top of the $400+…

NC lawmakers approve final redistricting maps

By Theresa Opeka Raleigh, NC – After much debate, public scrutiny, and controversy, the General Assembly passed redistricting maps for the N.C. House and Senate, and U.S. Congress. The Senate on Thursday, Nov. 4, voted 25-21 for the House map.…

Legislative hearing into NCHSAA begins: How did we get here?

Seaforth High School athletic fields (photo by Gene Galin)

By Dallas Woodhouse Raleigh, NC – Leaders of the North Carolina High School Athletics Association (NCHSAA) are scheduled to testify before the newly created, Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations Subcommittee on Interscholastic Athletic an investigative committee formed to examine…

Three NC school initiatives show promise

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – In North Carolina politics, few issues are as contentious as education. For years, Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican-led General Assembly have locked horns on such issues as funding formulas, teacher pay, and…