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Board Advocates for the Development of the North Carolina Travel and Tourism Industry.

RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) reappointed Senator Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson) to serve on the North Carolina Travel and Tourism Board. Senator Edwards began serving on the Travel and Tourism Board in early 2019; This reappointment is effective September 1, 2020, expiring on August 31, 2022.

Sen. Edwards included two important funding provisions for water quality testing and pollution clean-up efforts in Western North Carolina's rivers and streams

RALEIGH, N.C. – Senator Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson) is pleased to announce the adoption of House Bill 1087 Water/Wastewater Public Enterprise Reform (SL 2020-79), which includes funding for conservation and water quality initiatives in Western North Carolina. The funding was originally included in the 2019-2020 state budget that was vetoed by Gov. Roy Cooper.

Hart, a Hendersonville native, will work on the N.C. Advancement of Teaching Board to make recommendations to aid in increasing teacher effectiveness around the state

RALEIGH, N.C. – Upon the nomination of Senator Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson), Ms. Julie L. Hart has been appointed to the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) Board of Trustees by the NC General Assembly effective July 1, 2020. HB 1041, which passed 46 to 0, confirmed her appointment with a term expiring on June 30, 2024.

RALEIGH, N.C. – Sen Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson) today issued the following statement in response to recent riots in Asheville and the Asheville Police Department:

The COVID-19 Recovery Act appropriates $1.52 billion as Phase I of helping NC get back on its feet, and contains an important provision for Western North Carolina 

RALEIGH, N.C. – Senator Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson), announced today that along with crucial funding to help North Carolina Recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, he was able to include language from a bill he filed earlier in the week, S705 - Buncombe County Jobs Recovery Act, that will help jump-start the tourism industry in Buncombe County.