Legislative Update from Rep. Iler — February 20, 2024

The last few weeks at the North Carolina General Assembly have been relatively quiet.  However, interim committees have been meeting and our central staff of legal analysts and bill drafters have been busy.  Also, during this time between sessions, our Legislative Assistants in our individual offices in Raleigh continue to take calls and emails and…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler — January 15, 2024

    Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly was relatively quiet.  The short session will begin shortly after the March 5th primary election.  However, there are select committees and oversight committees meeting during this interim period.       We held the first meeting of the House Select Committee on Homeowners Associations on Thursday in Raleigh.  As…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler — October 31, 2023

From the Legislature:      Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly we had floor votes on House, Senate, and Congressional districts, which followed a lot of work on them by committees over the past few weeks.  We also passed other bills and then adjourned the 2023 session.      House Bill 898 – House Redistricting…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler — October 16, 2023

     Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly was short, but effective.  After a brief meeting in Raleigh on Monday, I was able on Tuesday to participate in another historic day of overriding the Governor’s vetoes on five bills, bringing the total overrides to nineteen during this 2023 session.      House Bill 600 –…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler — October 9, 2023

The last two weeks as a member of the North Carolina General Assembly has been interesting, but rewarding. Interesting by meeting with citizens across the county, while waiting for the budget to become law.  Rewarding once the budget became law, and our citizens knew funding was coming back to improve our way of life.     …

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Legislative Update: September 25, 2023

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly we saw the final result of the long state budget negotiations, as well as the final votes in the House and Senate on the 1400-page document.  The Governor has said he will allow it to become law without his signature.  Other bills were considered and passed, including…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler — August 22, 2023

Last week in the North Carolina General Assembly was truly historic.  We were able to override the Governor’s veto on six controversial bills, pass a comprehensive elections bill, and get an update on the prolonged budget negotiations on the biggest budget in the state’s history.              After the Governor vetoed six landmark bills in…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler — July 31, 2023

The month of July at the North Carolina General Assembly was unusual in that we had the July 4th week off, a brief voting session the following week, and another record-setting group of vetoes from the Governor.      We had hoped the biennial state budget would have been completed by July 1st, but budget negotiations…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler – July 5, 2023

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly we had another fast and furious week with historic veto overrides, massive amounts of bills being amended in committees, and concurrence votes on bills from the opposite chamber.  There was extensive debate, as well as some unanimous votes.                On Tuesday’s House calendar we had six…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler — June 26, 2023

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly was fast and furious.  We had bills from the House and Senate coming out of committees and onto the floors of both chambers for votes.  In the House we passed bills on women’s sports, gender transition procedures, property owners protection, elevator safety, and many others.  We also…

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