Fayetteville Tech Horticulture Center named in honor of Sen. Wesley Meredith

On Monday, I was honored by Fayetteville Tech Community College, as it rededicated its Horticulture Educational Center in my name. As a former graduate of FTCC, this award has left me in awe. Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine that I would receive such an incredible honor. I am truly humbled to have been chosen for this distinction. Fayetteville […]

Passing a Budget that Includes $1 Billion Middle Class Tax Cut, Teacher Raises and Hurricane Matthew Relief

The Senate passed a $22.9 billion budget that focuses on improving outcomes in public education, providing generous tax cuts for the middle-class and job-creators, and saving for the future – priorities that have resulted in consecutive years of revenue surpluses, including a $580 million surplus this year. Highlights of the Senate budget include: • It increases […]

Creating Penalties for Local Governments and Public Universities that Willingly Violate Immigration Laws

The Senate passed legislation that would create penalties for local governments, law enforcement agencies and public universities that act as ‘sanctuary cities’ and ‘sanctuary universities’ by defying federal and state laws against illegal immigration.The legislation requires: – The state attorney general to accept, maintain records of and investigate (with help, if he chooses, from the […]

Fayetteville Tech Ranked 4th in the Nation by Center for Digital Education

Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) announced that according to the Center for Digital Education (CDE), FTCC ranks 4th in the nation in the Large College Category (+10,000 students) in their 12th annual Digital Community Colleges Survey recognizing how community colleges use digital technologies to improve services to students, faculty, staff, and the community at large. […]