The budget was on everybody’s mind and their agenda last week.  We received the Governor’s budget the previous Thursday, so every morning at 8:30; all six of the joint appropriations sub-committees were meeting to work on the House version of the budget.  As a member of the House Appropriations Sub-committee on Transportation, we are slightly…

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Each week at the General Assembly in February seems to be busier than the previous week.  More bills are coming out of committee and to the House and Senate floor each day.  Committees are meeting more frequently to get their work done. Last week began with Governor Perdue’s State of the State address on Monday…

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The third week of the 2011 session in the General Assembly continued to be very busy.  Appropriations sub-committees, all six of them, began meeting with their full memberships every morning, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.  They are joint meetings with the Senate, so Senator Rabon and I are both in the Transportation meeting as vice-chairs of…

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The second week of the 2011 session in the General Assembly became busy very quickly.  While the Monday and Tuesday sessions were very short, there were meetings of all kinds with interest groups, constituents from Brunswick County, and lobbyists on all sides of the issues coming by to meet with us. On Wednesday, House Bill…

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by Rep. Frank Iler The first week in the General Assembly was only two days, beginning on Wednesday at 12:00 noon and the second session on Thursday, ending by 12:00 noon.  However, the abbreviated week was offset by the historical weight of what was included in the two sessions. The first session of the Legislature…

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Representative Frank Iler has been named to the following committees for the 2011-12 legislative session: Appropriations Education Election Law Environment Transportation Appropriations Sub-committee on Transportation. Rep. Iler will serve as Co-Chair of the Transportation Committee.

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The plan below was developed by Rep. Paul Stam, the Republican leader in the N.C. House of Representatives.  If elected to a full term in the N.C. House, I will support this plan and work for its implementation. – Frank Iler North Carolina‘s state government must reduce costs and regulation on business, large and small,…

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Over the past week I have attended a number of functions throughout the district. Last Wednesday, I attended the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office’s new northern Brunswick County substation in Brunswick Forest.  Keeping our communities and schools safe is one of the most important functions of government, and I…

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