Cutting Taxes for the Middle Class and Job-Creating Businesses

This week the Senate passed a roughly $1 billion tax cut proposal that would provide relief to the overwhelming majority of North Carolinians – with the most dramatic reductions going to middle class and working families and job-creating small businesses. The Billion Dollar Middle Class Tax Cut Act would continue Republican-led efforts to reform, simplify […]

Taking Steps to Increase Health Care Choices and Lower Costs

In an effort to dramatically increase choices and lower costs for health care patients across the state, members of the Senate filed a host of proposals to reform North Carolina’s outdated and burdensome Certificate of Need (CON) laws. Currently, North Carolina’s CON laws discourage competition and drive up costs by forbidding health care providers from […]

Overriding the Governor’s Veto

The Senate voted to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of commonsense legislation that restores partisan elections for local judicial races, helping ensure North Carolina voters have more information about the candidates they elect. The House of Representatives voted to override the governor’s veto, so the bill is now law. In the 2016 election, nearly 800,000 fewer […]

Sen. Meredith proposes regulations for self-driving cars

With autonomous self-driving cars and trucks expected to reach the streets and highways within five years, North Carolina needs to be ready. So I filed a bill to create the state’s first law specifically to address the operation of these vehicles. Under my bill, no occupants of a fully autonomous self-driving vehicle would need a driver license […]