Legislative Update from Rep. Iler — November 15, 2021

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly was unusually quiet.  It was one of those rare weeks that no votes were scheduled in the House of Representatives, and we got to meet all week with citizens back in the district.  The highlight of the week was Veterans’ Day on Thursday, November 11th. Last Monday…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler — November 8, 2021

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly warmed up considerably, unlike the chilly weather in Raleigh.  Bills for the new district maps for the N.C. House and Senate and for the U.S. Congress were finalized, and another important bill for our small businesses passed.  Another bill on limiting mandates was vetoed by the Governor.…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler — October 5, 2021

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly was a lot like the previous week.  We had bills coming through both the N.C. House of Representatives and the Senate that had passed one or both chambers and came to final votes before being sent to the Governor for his signature or veto.  At the same…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler — September 29, 2021

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly was taken up mainly by budget conferences, as the budget chairs appeared to agree on most of the main issues in conflict, and the top leadership began to deliberate to finalize the state budget.  However, several bills of interest came to the House floor for votes. The…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler – September 21, 2021

The last two weeks at the North Carolina General Assembly have been characterized by the expression “Hurry up and wait.”  While a lot of meetings been going on by budget chairmen trying to agree on the many areas of the state budget, the floor sessions have been moved down the schedule by these meetings. On…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler –September 7, 2021

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly, many bills that had crossed over from the House to the Senate had passed that chamber and were back for concurrence by the House.  Statewide bills that had been introduced much earlier passed their final votes and went to the Governor.  Several local bills also passed, and…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler — September 1, 2021

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly saw legislation that impacted our international situation, as well as our local area here in Brunswick County.  All the while, budget negotiations continued at the highest levels. Last Wednesday, House Resolution 973 – Urge President and Congress on Afghanistan was adopted by your House of Representatives.  As…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler — August 23, 2021

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly saw many House and Senate bills moving through both chambers, while high level negotiations began on the state budget items in controversy.  These bills impact many areas of our lives, from statewide to local concerns. Senate Bill 191 – No Patient Left Alone Act ensures patient visitation…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler — August 16, 2021

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly the budget debates were heating up inside the N.C. House of Representatives, just as the weather was hitting true August temperatures in the 90s outside.  Besides the biennial budget for 2021 – 2023, the House passed regulatory reform, expanded in-state tuition for veterans, prohibited child marriage, increased…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Frank Iler — July 19, 2021

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly was all about the budget negotiations in the House of Representatives and a major energy modernization bill.  Most other bills dealt with technical corrections and requested local actions. The energy bill, House Bill 951 – Modernize Energy Generation, seeks to retire coal-fired plants in an orderly fashion…

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