Press Releases


RALEIGH, N.C. –Senator Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson) filed Senate Bill 297, “Homeschool Tax Credit,” with Senator Ralph Hise (R-Mitchell) and Senator Vickie Sawyer (R-Iredell). If signed into law, the bill would provide families a tax credit of $1,000 for every homeschooled student that meets all state home school requirements.


Limited bill requires cooperation with ICE only for violent offenders (e.g., murder, rape, human trafficking)

FLASHBACK: Not too long ago, Biden voted to build a wall

RALEIGH, N.C. - Today, the North Carolina Senate passed Senate Bill 101, "Require Cooperation with ICE 2.0," on a party-line vote.

RALEIGH, N.C. – Senator Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson) and Representative Jake Johnson (R-Transylvania) issued the below statement:

Counties, where Democrats hold 100% of the legislative seats, have received enough COVID-19 vaccine to cover 10.3% of their population, while counties controlled by 100% Republicans have only received enough to cover 7.5%.

It's clear that mountain counties are being denied. Only two of twenty-two westernmost counties have received at least the same percentage of doses as 100% Democrat-controlled counties.


RALEIGH, N.C. – Senator Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson) issued the below statement:

"There's a right way and wrong way to conduct yourself as a legislator, and I'm incredibly concerned about Congressman Cawthorn's conduct. Like many people, I share serious concerns about Americans' confidence in our election system's integrity. I intend to work with my colleagues in Raleigh this year to pass legislation to address the concerns I hear from North Carolinians.


RALEIGH, N.C. – Senator Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson) announced today his appointments to the following Senate committees, three (3) of which he will serve as Chairman for the 2021-22 legislative biennium.

Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) has appointed Sen. Edwards to the following committees: Agriculture, Energy, and Environment (Chair), Commerce and Insurance (Chair), Appropriations on Agriculture, Environment & Natural Resources (Chair), Finance, Judiciary, Redistricting, and Rules & Operations of the Senate.