Legislative Update from Rep. Iler March 19, 2021

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly was highlighted by negotiations over reopening schools, debate over Second Amendment rights, and other big issues.  The weather outside was also warming up in anticipation of Spring. After the veto of Senate Bill 37, the bill to reopen all school districts, the House and Senate leadership began…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler March 8, 2021

Last week in the North Carolina General Assembly, the action was mostly about re-opening schools and Covid relief funds.  Other bills were being filed, moving through committees and onto the floor of the House or Senate for votes. House Bill 196 – 2021 COVID-19 Response & Relief allocates funds from the federal CARES Act to…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler February 24, 2021

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly our activity was eclipsed by the tragedy back in Brunswick County.  As we know, a very strong tornado ripped through Ocean Ridge Plantation and across Highway 17, continuing its damage and destruction north of Shallotte.  No sooner had I arrived in Raleigh Monday night for a 9:00…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler February 15, 2021

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly began and ended with gray skies in Raleigh, but the temperature and activity warmed up inside the House of Representatives and Senate.  We filed several new bills, many of them local, and we got to debate and vote on an important education bill which should help our…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler February 8, 2021

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly saw the first regular week of committee meetings and floor votes in both the House and Senate.  It was also a good opportunity to cosponsor some of the newly filed bills. We had the latest COVID related bill on the House floor last week.  The Senate had…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler February 1, 2021

Last week in the North Carolina General Assembly was the first week the members could file bills for this session.  We also got the final word on the committees to which we were assigned. On Monday, the 25th, Speaker of the House Tim Moore published the list of House standing committees to which each member…

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Rep. Frank Iler announces committees and chairmanship appointments for upcoming legislative session

N.C. House Speaker Tim Moore recently appointed Representative Frank Iler of Brunswick County to the following House standing committees and chairmanships for the 2021-22 session of the NC General Assembly: Chair – Transportation Committee Chair – Appropriations/Transportation Committee Vice Chair – Appropriations Committee Vice Chair – Environment Committee Member Commerce Education K – 12 Election Law…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler January 18, 2021

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly was the first week of the 2021 – 2022 session.  We were sworn in on Wednesday, the 13th, in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. We elected officers, such as the Speaker of the House, the Speaker Pro Tempore, and President Pro Tempore of the…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler September 8, 2020

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly was a short whirlwind, as we rode into Raleigh on Wednesday morning, passed a major COVID related spending bill, and rode out of town on Thursday afternoon.  To be fair to our appropriations chairs, they had been working on this bill for weeks on a bipartisan and…

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N.C. Trooper’s Association Endorses Representative Frank Iler for re-election

The North Carolina Trooper’s Association has endorsed State Representative Frank Iler (R-Brunswick) in November’s General Election. According to a news release, the N.C. Troopers Association endorses candidates that have proven themselves to be avid proponents of law enforcement and the rule of law. “Keeping our streets and communities safe is one of the most fundamental…

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