2006 Legislative Session Report

December 5th, 2006 by

I was principle sponsor of: Enforcement of Power of Attorney encourages acceptance of authority granted under powers of attorney, providing ways to prove that powers-of-attorney are valid. SL 2005-178. Adjust Adoption Procedure where the birth father is not really involved. SL 2005-166. Swift Creek Management Plan/Standing to Enforce clarifies the procedure for those adversely affected […]

Reform of the House Needed

April 5th, 2006 by

Representatives Capps, Dollar and Stam Call for Immediate Reforms in the House Every day it becomes more evident that there will be a change in the Speakership by opening day of the General Assembly. Yet, more important than changing the Representative who holds the gavel is changing how the House operates. North Carolina desperately needs […]

Extra Sales Tax for Counties

December 27th, 2005 by

Updated: June 2006 Dear Hon. Tony Gurley, Chair and Members of the Wake County Commissioners Hon. Patti Head, Chair and Members of the Wake County Board of Education Re: Sales Tax for School Construction Gentlemen and Ladies: Let me explain why I oppose the extra ½ cent sales tax for school construction. The bill for […]