Category: Press Releases & Statements

State Representative Frank Iler to Seek Re-Election in 2018

OAK ISLAND, N.C. — State Representative Frank Iler, an Oak Island Republican, issued the following statement today announcing his plans to seek re-election in 2018. “I plan to seek re-election to the N.C. House of Representatives in 2018 because the good people

Hurricane Matthew Damage Assessment

Sunday I was able to observe and assess the damage from Hurricane Matthew both on land and by air. First, a drive around Oak Island revealed many flattened dunes on the front row, as well as sand and debris in

NCAA and ACC Remove Championship Games from North Carolina

The announcement by the NCAA and ACC that they will punish North Carolina by withholding championship games demonstrates the hypocrisy of these arrogant organizations. They are not applying the same logic to over 20 other states with similar laws which

Brunswick County’s Tom Adams named Chair of NC State Ports Authority

Governor McCrory made a wise choice in selecting Brunswick County’s own Tom Adams to be the next chairman of the N.C. State Ports Authority Board of Directors. Tom has been very active since his appointment to the Ports Authority board,

Statement on the Coal Ash situation in North Carolina

OAK ISLAND, N.C. – State Representative Frank Iler (R-Brunswick) released the following statement regarding the Coal Ash situation in North Carolina today: “Over the past few weeks we have heard continuous stories in the press about the coal ash pond

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State Representative Frank Iler issues statement following education policy announcement by Gov. McCrory, Lt. Gov. Forest and legislative leaders

OAK ISLAND, N.C. – State Representative Frank Iler (R-Brunswick) released the following statement following today’s major education policy announcement by Governor Pat McCrory, Lt. Governor Dan Forest, N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis and N.C. Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger:

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Speaker Tillis appoints Rep. Iler to the Joint Legislative Study Committee on the Affordable Care Act

RALEIGH, NC – House Speaker Thom Tillis (R-Mecklenburg) recently announced the House co-chairs of the Joint Legislative Study Committee on the Affordable Care Act.   Rep. Jim Fulghum (R-Wake), a doctor, and Rep. Jeff Collins (R-Nash), an insurance agent, will lead the

Rep. Iler tours Cape Fear Regional Jetport

OAK ISLAND, N.C. — Just before Labor Day, Representative Frank Iler had an opportunity to see the recent improvements to the Cape Fear Regional Jetport from the air in the tour helicopter based at the jetport.  From the air, he

Statement on Governor McCrory’s Vetoes

As you know, Governor Pat McCrory recently vetoed two bills passed by the N.C. General Assembly:  HB 392 (Warrant Status/Drug Screen Public Assistance) and HB 786 (Reclaim NC Act).  Below are my positions on these two vetoes (click on the

Governor McCrory Signs New Strategic Mobility Formula into Law

Governor McCrory recently signed the Strategic Mobility Formula into law.  This new transportation formula replaces the state’s outdated Equity Formula, which was implemented in 1989 and did not provide sufficient flexibility to meet North Carolina’s current needs.  I was a