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Raleigh, NC – As we approach the finalization of the conference budget report we have several key issues pieces of legislation moving through the House. Among these is House Bill 630, Rylan’s Law.

Wednesday the house voted a resounding 101-14 to concur with the version of Rylan’s Law that had been strengthened by the additions made in the Senate. I look forward to seeing this new law implemented in full force to help protect the children of the state.

Another accomplishment from the House this week relates to key reforms to regulations facing businesses and state agencies. The North Carolina House passed Senate Bill 16 Thursday, maintaining House Republicans’ ongoing commitment to streamline and simplify the state’s rulemaking processes since 2011.

Passed through a bi partisan effort, Senate Bill 16 reduces the burden of excessive state guidelines on both the private and public sector while increasing public notice requirements and citizens’ access to judicial review of new agency rules and regulations.

“One of the House’s top priorities is to identify regulatory reforms that remove barriers to economic growth and reduce the cost of doing business in North Carolina,” said House Speaker Tim Moore.

“I’m proud the North Carolina House has approved yet another proposal to fix burdensome regulations, enhance transparency and improve public input on the state’s rulemaking process.”

“The House’s latest proposal to reform excessive and unnecessary regulations empowers North Carolina taxpayers with a louder voice in the government process while increasing flexibility for businesses to grow and create jobs.”

Weekly Update

Tuesday

· No vote session

Wednesday

· Attended a State and Local Government Committee meeting

· Met with stakeholders on ABC Committee issues

· Met with concerned constituents about Senate Bill 36

· Caucused with my GOP colleagues

· Entered session at 2:00

Thursday

· Hosted local Moore County officials concerned with House Bill 795

· Caucused with my GOP colleagues

· Entered Session at 1:30 PM

 

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Local News

  • West End Road to Close At Railroad Tracks +

    West End — Starting Thursday, June 29, the N.C. Department of Transportation will permanently close Mode Road at the railroad, Read More
  • From Life Support To Supporting Life - A Child Overcomes Obstacles From Tragedy With A Little Help From The Community +

    Thursday morning a group of more then two dozen firefighters, police officers, EMS workers and members of the community came Read More
  • Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association Receives 501 (c) (3) Status as a Public Charity +

    The Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association announces receiving a 501(c) (3) status as a “Public Charity” from the Internal Read More
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Crime Reports

  • Sheriff Neil Godfrey Announces The Arrest Of Moore County Man For Larceny Of Motor Vehicles And Farm Equipment +

    Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced the arrest of Kevin Wayne Crabtree for the Chatham County larceny of motor vehicles and farm Read More
  • Sheriff Neil Godfrey Announces The Arrest Of Two For Robbery Of 76 Year Old Man Using Stun Gun +

    Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced the arrest of Rondayle Ingram and Nina Huffin for the May 5th robbery of a 76 Read More
  • Southern Pines Man Charged With Forcible Rape +

    A Southern Pines man was charged with sex offense related charges after being arrested Tuesday. Read More
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Obituaries

  • Mr. Jeffery Bruce Cagle of the Taylortown Municipality West End Obituary +

    Mr. Jeffery Bruce Cagle, 58, of the Taylortown Municipality, West End, NC, died Monday, June 19, 2017, at the First Read More
  • Henrietta Moore Garner Obituary +

    Henrietta Moore Garner, 90, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017 at FirstHealth Hospice House, Pinehurst, NC, surrounded by her family. Read More
  • Timothy “Tim” Bryan Brock of Pinehurst Obituary +

    Timothy “Tim” Bryan Brock, Age 56, of Pinehurst, NC, passed away on June 18, 2017. Read More
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Accident & Fire

  • Pickup Overturns On Pinehurst Traffic Circle Overnight +

    A Chevrolet S-10 pickup occupied by three young males overturned on the traffic circle in Pinehurst just after 12 midnight Read More
  • Local Firefighters Hold Live Burn Training Exercise Tuesday Night +

    While most people were home Tuesday evening trying to stay dry during an evening downpour of rain, more than two Read More
  • Saturday Crash On US 74 Kills Southern Pines Man +

    An early morning crash outside of Whiteville claimed the life of a 39 year old Southern Pines man this past Read More
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