Paul Stam

North Carolina House Republican Leader

For anyone interested in learning more about the opportunity scholarship grants or the special education scholarships for children with disabilities, I have listed below a link to my website that has powerpoints that provide information for parents and school administrators to help understand the process: Opportunity and Special Education Scholarship Powerpoints Please contact me at Paul.stam@ncleg.net […]

Rep. Paul Stam discusses the benefits of school choice for North Carolina(0)

Click here to watch the clip. Rep. Paul Stam speaking about potential benefits of school choice for public and private schools in North Carolina, at the July 31, 2014 Friedman Legacy Freedom Lecture at the John Locke Foundation office in Raleigh.  

2014 “Short Session” Update(0)

Revised August 28, 2014 This was the first session in 144 years that a Republican Governor had a Republican majority in the General Assembly. We had a lot to accomplish before adjourning for the year. Budget and Taxes:   For the fourth straight year we were able to balance the budget without raising tax rates. The […]

What Happened During the 2014 Session?(2)

1. Balanced the budget for the fourth straight year without a tax increase (Appropriations Act of 2014,(SB 744)). 2. Provided the largest overall teacher pay raise in nine years by giving public school educators an average 6.92% raise (Appropriations Act of 2014, (SB 744)). 3. Funded a $1000 pay raise (plus benefits and 5 extra […]

The 2014 Dispute over Lottery Advertising Raises Some Eyebrows(0)

Raleigh, NC — During the budget development process, the House proposed to double the quantity of Lottery advertising (from 1% to 2% of revenue), but add the restrictions the House had passed 99-12 in the Honest Lottery Act (HB 156). The Senate Appropriations Committee met on June 12, 2014 to discuss lottery advertising. To continue […]

Eugenics in NC(0)

This post contains only portions of the full article without citations, for the full article click here. Today the thought of sterilizing someone against his or her will seems preposterous. However, such a practice was endorsed in the early 20th century by many well-known and well-respected philanthropists like the Rockefellers, the Carnegies, the Kelloggs, and […]

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