Author: Frank Iler

Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler – March 11, 2019

Last week in the North Carolina General Assembly the House of Representatives voted on several school safety bills, the House and Senate heard the Governor’s budget proposal, and we continued to file bills at a rapid pace. Our normal schedule

Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler – March 4, 2019

Last week was the fifth week of the 2019 long session at the North Carolina General Assembly.  Between the House and the Senate about 400 bills have been filed, and many are being heard in committees.  We heard from the

Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler – Feb. 25, 2019

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly was our fourth week of the 2019 long session.  Discussions about the upcoming biennial budget for 2019 – 2021 took up a lot of our time.  We were also working on bills

Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler – February 18, 2019

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly was our third week of the regular session.  It featured many meetings, many new bills, and a celebration of a youth organization over 100 years old. Monday night is usually a quiet

Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler – Feb. 11, 2019

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly was our second week of the new 2019 – 2020 session.  It started slowly, but picked up speed on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.   Tuesdays are going to be committee days this session,

Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler – Feb. 4, 2019

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly included committee assignments for the 2019 – 2020 session and some early bill filings.  There were two floor sessions, but only one procedural vote. After missing the January 9th swearing in ceremony

Legislative Update for Rep. Frank Iler – Dec.10, 2018

Each week in the North Carolina General Assembly this month feels like it should be the last for this session, but we keep coming back. When we adjourned the short session in late June and set a date of November 27th to

Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler – Oct. 22, 2018

Last week in the North Carolina General Assembly began and ended on Monday the 15th.  We expanded the legislation for Hurricane Florence recovery that we had begun two weeks earlier before returning to our districts in time for early voting, which

Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler – Oct. 8, 2018

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly could be described as “short and sweet”.  It was short due to the large amount of work done in advance by the bill drafters and the legislative leaders.  It could be called

Special Report on Hurricane Florence – Sept. 17, 2018

Although all meetings were cancelled in Raleigh during the past week as Hurricane Florence made her way through North Carolina, the communications among elected officials at every level has never been more urgent.  We had daily and hourly phone calls

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