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RALEIGH, N.C. – Senator Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson) issued the below statement calling on Congressman Mark Meadows to modify Transylvania County’s Opportunity Zone:

The Opportunity Zone tax incentive, enacted into law by Congress as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, offers tremendous opportunities for transformational impact, including new jobs and higher wages in low-income areas throughout the country.

With some slight modification, it could be a game-changing force to help revitalize the economy of Tranysvalyina County and other rural parts of our state.

Despite efforts by anti-gun legislators to restrict your rights, no gun control bills have advanced. Thanks to the pro-Second Amendment majorities in both the Senate and House of Representatives for protecting the rights of law-abiding citizens and stopping the following bills:

This evening, Governor Cooper laid out his laundry list of liberal pipe dreams in the State Of The State address. Below is Republican Sen. Phil Berger's response.

The NC approach to building our economy is not only being recognized nationally, it is getting results. Yesterday the non-partisan central staff in the Fiscal Research Division of the General Assembly released the General Fund Revenue Update.

Before 2011, North Carolina was facing an economic crisis. Decades of irresponsible tax and spend policies left the state unprepared for the recession, and when it hit, North Carolinians were forced to pay the price for those bad decisions.