Paul Stam

North Carolina House Republican Leader

May 1, 2015 The People’s Forum PO Box 191 Raleigh, NC 27602   Letter to the Editor – News and Observer RE:  Tax Rate Cut Editor:   In reference to “Stam’s Omissions” April 30, 2015, your correspondents and others may appreciate more facts on state sales tax rate relief. On July 1, 2011 the reduction in […]

NC House Passes 72 Hour Waiting Period 74-45(0)

                 From the Office of Rep. Jacqueline M. Schaffer House of Representatives District 105 — Mecklenburg County  PRESS ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 — RALEIGH – House Bill 465: 72 Hours Informed Consent by Person or Phone passed the House by a vote of 74 – 45. While the bill improves data collection […]

The April Report(0)

April 17, 2015  Friends, Much has happened since I last wrote you on the Ides of March. The General Assembly passed and the Governor signed Senate Bill 20 which stabilizes the gas tax for the rest of the year at $.36 /gallon. This is a temporary tax rate decrease followed by a temporary tax rate increase followed […]

Revenue Shortfall?? Not so fast…(2)

February 19th, 2015 RALEIGH – We read numerous editorials decrying the revenue “shortfall” this year.  This is always coupled with complaints about particular tax rate cuts from the historic 2013 tax reform.  But there is no “shortfall” in revenue. The cautious conservative “consensus” revenue forecast for the general fund for FY 2014 -15 is $20,730,100,000. […]

2015 Speaker Pro Tempore Acceptance Speech and Video(0)

2015 Organizational Session North Carolina House of Representatives Rep. Paul Stam – Acceptance Speech January 14, 2015 (edited for grammar and clarity) Click HERE to listen to the audio. Click HERE for a Video of Rep. Stam’s speech on the Magna Carta by Kelly McCullen – Sr. Producer, UNC-TV’s “Legislative Week in Review” Speaker Pro Tempore […]

North Carolina House of Representatives Prayers 2011-2014(0)

Prayers in the North Carolina House of Representatives – 2011 to 2014 The above link takes you to all of the collected prayers offered in the North Carolina House from 2011 to 2014. The impetus for this project was not spiritual but legal. With the legal reasons for this collection no longer relevant I share them […]

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