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House Speaker Tim Moore Nominated for Second Term

Press Release:

    Raleigh, NC     North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore was unanimously nominated for his second term today. When elected last year, he was the youngest person to hold this position. Since then he has been instrumental in a laundry list of budget and tax reforms, as well as helping North Carolinians get back to work.

    "Speaker Tim Moore is a rock in our Republican community. With his help we were able to not only deliver a balanced budget, but also a budget surplus. Teachers are going home with a well deserved raise statewide, and North Carolina has one of the lowest unemployment rates in a decade. I commend Speaker Moore for his proven record of leading the North Carolina General Assembly, and I look forward to witnessing his continued improvements to our great state." - NCGOP Chairman Robin Hayes

    The House Republican caucus also nominated Rep. Sarah Stevens (R-Surry) to serve as Speaker Pro Tem and elected Rep. John Bell (R-Wayne) to serve as its Majority Leader. Rep. Steven Ross (R-Alamance) will serve as Deputy Majority Leader, Rep. John Szoka (R-Cumberland) will serve as Conference Chair, Rep. John Hardister (R-Guilford) will serve as Majority Whip, Representative-Elect Destin Hall (R-Caldwell) will serve as Freshman Leader and Representative-Elect Brenden Jones (R-Bladen) will serve as Freshman Whip.

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