Stories tagged: "Tim Moore"

House Speaker Tim Moore in a May 4 press conference with Gov. Roy Cooper. Despite scant evidence of voter fraud, Moore has spearheaded the push for voter ID in North Carolina.
‘We’re Still Very Early in the Game’: Why NC GOP’s Voter ID Win Doesn’t Settle Legal Case

A senior counsel with the Southern Coalition for Social Justice talks the next steps in the long-running legal battle over voter ID in NC.

NC Senate leader Phil Berger in a 2016 file photo. A NC teacher says Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore have overseen a punishing decade for public education. She's calling on North Carolinians to vote as if their schools are at stake. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
I’m a NC Teacher. You Should Vote as if Public Education is at Stake.

It’s been a punishing decade for NC teachers like myself. Here's why I'm voting to remove lawmakers who want to dismantle public education.

It's been a long decade for public education in North Carolina. A NC teacher says candidate Catherine Truitt would only prolong the misery. (Image via Shutterstock)
Catherine Truitt Is Just Another Mark Johnson, NC Teacher Says

A NC educator says the state superintendent candidate Catherine Truitt goes too easy on a legislature that’s wreaked havoc on public schools.

Members of the NC General Assembly stand in this April file photo. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Federal Crimes Took David Lewis Down. But Voter Suppression Is What He’ll Be Remembered For.

David Lewis resigned as word of his plea deal with prosecutors spread, but his legacy of voter suppression made a far greater impact in NC.

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What Cooper’s ‘Measured’ Approach To NC School Reopening Means

NC public schools will be able to hold in-person classes, but with safety and health requirements to keep spread of COVID-19 down.

House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, left, speaks with Rep. Michael Speciale, R-Craven, wearing colonial attire, in this April file photo. Lawmakers like Speciale have framed coronavirus as a debate over constitutional liberties. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
COVID Is Surging in NC. But Republicans Want to Resume Fourth of July Fireworks and Parades

House Bill 686, which is likely to be vetoed by Gov. Cooper, would circumvent current restrictions on Fourth of July parades and firework displays.

State Sen. Phil Berger speaks on the Senate floor in 2016. Medicaid expansion has re-emerged behind the scenes in the NC House, but Berger's chamber remains quiet. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)
NC Medicaid Expansion Is Back. But The Senate Isn’t Talking About It.

With the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic leaving more than a million North Carolinians jobless, the debate over Medicaid expansion is back.