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 are participating in a lawsuit against the Obama dictate on this subject.  There is also…

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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, and he is actively involved in economic development efforts here in Brunswick County. I am…

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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 situation in Eden at the Dan River, as well as the apparent pumping of coal…

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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: “I am very pleased with new policy initiatives outlined in today’s announcement.  They are in…

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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 committee to investigate the impacts of the Affordable Care Act on North Carolina. “Citizens all…

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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 was able to observe the major runway extension, new taxiway parallel to the runway and…

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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 links below to view the bills): HB 392 (Warrant Status/Drug Screen Public Assistance):  I intend…

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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 co-sponsor of this bill.  If you have questions about it, please contact my legislative office…

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