I Believe… The proper function of government is to do for the people those things that have to be done but cannot be done, or cannot be done as well, by individuals, and that the most effective government is government closest to the people. I Believe… Good government is based upon the individual and that […]
The February unemployment numbers came out today and North Carolina’s unemployment rate (6.4%) fell below the National unemployment rate (6.7%) for the first time in 8 years (March 2006). The North Carolina economy has added almost 200,000 jobs since Republicans took control of the legislature in 2011.
The answer to DWI case delays related to months-years long blood analysis backlogs? Jim Davis’NC Senate Bill 285. This new law paves the way for hospitals to perform blood tests for DWI cases and PARK RIDGE HEALTH is leading the way. Blood samples won’t have to be sent to State Bureau of Investigation labs in […]
The N.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) held its regularly scheduled meeting and approved several grants. The following grant was awarded in Senate District 50, Haywood County: The Industrial Development Fund Utility Account grants approved: Haywood County; $2,100,000 in funding to modify existing natural gas pipeline with the addition of compressors. The RIA was established as […]
When Republicans took over the leadership of the North Carolina Legislature in 2010, we found a $2.5 BILLION budget deficit, a state health plan $600 MILLION in the hole, and Medicaid so far down in the red we knew we could not fund it. Now, in 2014, we can be proud of our accomplishments. We […]