Legislative Update from Rep. Iler — July 18, 2022

The North Carolina General Assembly had adjourned July 1st, after passing the 2022 budget adjustments by a strong bipartisan vote in both the House and Senate.  However, last week the Governor signed the budget bill on Monday, the 11th, after waiting ten days.  (FYI, according to the N.C. Constitution, had it not been signed or…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler — June 5, 2022

This past week at the North Carolina General Assembly was filled with bills that had been waiting for consideration and the 2022-2023 budget adjustments on which we had worked since May.  This produced a long week that kept us in Raleigh from Monday until Friday.  On Friday, we took the final votes in the House…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler – June 28, 2022

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly saw some historic activity.  While the national political news overshadowed our work, we were working on issues important to your state.  We had bills in the N. C. House dealing with retail theft, sports betting, law enforcement in voting places, business regulations, and honoring a beloved deceased…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler — June 13, 2022

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly was the third week of what is known as the “short session”.  We were deep into meetings on the 2022 – 2023 budget, and we voted on several bills concerning arson laws, sex offender laws, virtual learning, and sales tax policy.  The state budget in North Carolina…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler — March 2, 2022

The past two months at the North Carolina General Assembly have been very different, to say the least.  Our schedule has been fairly light, as far as voting sessions.  It has also been mostly reactive, as far as the court orders on the voting district maps.  So, I felt the information in any one week…

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Rep. Frank Iler presents $392,000 state budget appropriation to Ocean Isle Museum Foundation

Representative Frank Iler recently presented a $392,000 check to the Ocean Isle Museum Foundation to support repairs and renovations to the Museum of Coastal Carolina in Ocean Isle Beach and Ingram Planetarium in Sunset Beach. The projects include major repairs and replacement to the roof and walls of the planetarium from the effects of repeated hurricanes…

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Legislative Update from Rep. Iler — November 22, 2021

Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly we finally got to vote on the biennial budget for 2021 – 2023.  We also passed several bills dealing with election integrity.  After months of negotiations at every level of the N.C. Senate and House of Representatives, the budget was agreed to by the House Speaker, the…

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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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