Author: Frank Iler

Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler – August 20, 2019

One good thing about a short week in Raleigh is the chance to meet with people back home in the district.  Last week in the North Carolina General Assembly ended in time to get back Thursday to the district.  We

Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler – August 12, 2019

Last week in the North Carolina General Assembly was a longer week than most summer sessions with voting sessions in the House on four days, as well as several committee meetings.  We were able to get final House action on

Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler – August 5, 2019

Last week in the North Carolina General Assembly was a short week in Raleigh, but many activities were going on back in our districts.  Brunswick County had a particularly large honor for our law enforcement community, we had a veto

Legislative Update from Representative Frank Iler – July 29, 2019

  Last week in the North Carolina General Assembly was short, but we were able to pass some bills that had been lingering in both the House and Senate for a while. In the House they dealt mainly with education,

Legislative Update from Representative Frank Iler – July 22, 2019

Last week in the North Carolina General Assembly was short, but as intense as the heat outside in Raleigh. There was controversy over public schools, over sports betting, and over appointments to various boards and commissions.  We also continued debating in

NC House Republicans: Students, Teachers & Schools Denied Key Resources Due to Gov. Cooper & Democrats Holding Budget Hostage

Top Line Points Gov. Roy Cooper and Democrats are holding the entire state budget hostage over their demands for Medicaid expansion. Their political games are hurting students, teachers, schools and colleges who desperately need these vital resources in the budget.

Legislative Update from Representative Frank Iler – July 15, 2019

Last week in the North Carolina General Assembly started quickly on Monday with a night voting session and saw us handle a full calendar all week. After a week off for July 4 th celebrations, we had a lot to

Legislative Update from Representative Frank Iler – July 1, 2019

Last week in the North Carolina General Assembly was highlighted by the presentation of the state’s 2019 – 2021 budget, the votes to pass it, and some local bills of interest.  The rhetoric was about as hot as the 90

Legislative Update from Representative Frank Iler – June 25, 2019

Last week in the North Carolina General Assembly saw budget negotiations go into the third week, a controversial fish bill in the House, and a local project in Oak Island getting sudden attention.  As we were hoping to vote the

Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler – June 3, 2019

The past two weeks have produced less news than usual from the legislature.  However, that all changed last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The House Speaker made a surprise announcement on Wednesday.  Also, the Senate has been working very hard on

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