NC residents can renew these identification cards (ID) six months before they expire; they cost a $14 renewal fee, plus a $3 online convenience fee. However, certain ID holders can renew for free. Information concerning this can be found on their website
under No-Fee ID Cards. Here's a link to an article: https://www.foxcarolina.com/news/north-carolina-residents-can-now-renew-their-state-issued-ids-online/article_318f07fc-90a9-11eb-b971-53a32a714df2.html
North Carolina to open COVID vaccines to all adults April 7
Beginning Wednesday any North Carolina adult can get a COVID vaccination. Read more about it at
Restricting the Governor’s Emergency Powers and Restoring Constitutional Balance
H 264, which I co-sponsored, passed the House on Thursday by a vote of 69-50. This bill would require the Governor to seek concurrence of the majority of the Council of State when exercising certain emergency authorities.
Ensuring Timely Payments to Charter Schools
H 335, which I sponsored, passed the House by a vote of 117-2 on Thursday. The bill requires school boards to pay a penalty if they do not transfer monies allocated for Public Charter Schools in a reasonable time period.
Summer Time Blues
H 82, which I co-sponsored, passed the Senate 48-0 and will be presented to the Governor for his signature. This bill establishes summer programs in all public schools to help address the learning loss cause by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Calling for a Convention of the States
I am a primary sponsor of HJR 233, which passed the House Judiciary IV committee on Monday. The Resolution calls for a Convention of the States to propose amendments to the United States Constitution to impose fiscal restraints, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for officials and members of Congress.
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