National Conference of Insurance Legislators

In a press release from the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL), I was named as the representative on behalf of the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) for their position on the Advisory Council of the NCOIL.  From their press release, “NCOIL is an organization of state legislators whose main area of public policy […]

GIC Legislator of the Year Award

On January 22nd, I had the honor of attending the Green Industry Council (GIC) Reception and Annual Meeting. At this event, I was awarded the Green Industry Council’s Legislator of the Year award. This prestigious award recognizes the North Carolina Legislator that has been diligent, thoughtful and sincere in advocating for, protecting and promoting small businesses […]

Increases for Entry Level Teacher Pay

Over the past few months I, along with my senate colleagues, have worked towards reforming education in our state. I have worked for changes; North Carolina needs to be competitive with other states in entry level teacher pay. Today, Governor McCrory, the Senate President Pro Tempore, Phil Berger, and the Speaker of the House, Thom […]

NC Home Builder’s Association

I had the opportunity to speak at a meeting with the NC Home Builder’s Association (NCHBA). This is an excellent organization that represents home builders and developers in the state of North Carolina. The NCHBA is made up of hundreds of men and women who collectively maintain our housing industry. This organization greatly benefits North […]