Paul Stam

North Carolina House Republican Leader

Post archive for ‘National Defense’

Not a dimes worth of difference???? You decide…A comparison of State Republican and Democrat Party Platforms in North Carolina(5)

Policy Area Issue Republican Position Democrat Position Family Marriage “We support federal and state constitutional amendments to limit marriage to the union of one man and one woman” (Article I) “We support marriage equality and domestic partnerships. (pg. 8)” Services and Rights for Families   “We support policies and laws that encourage the stability of […]

Rep. Stam’s Bills 2011-2012 with Updates(0)

HB 2: Protect Health Care Freedom (Stam, Barnhart, Hollo, Murry) House passed by a vote of 69 to 49: 2/22/2011 Senate passed by a vote of 30 to 18: 2/16/2011 Vetoed by the Governor: 3/5/2011 House failed to override veto by a vote of 68 to 51: 3/9/11 Amicus brief from NC Republican Leaders submitted […]

Rep. Stam’s Bills – 2011 Legislative Session(0)

HB 2: Protect Health Care Freedom (Stam, Barnhart, Hollo, Murry) House failed to override veto:3/9/11 Amicus brief from NC Republican Leaders submitted to the Court of Appeals   HB 3: Exclusionary Rule/Good Faith Exception(Stam, Ingle, Faircloth) Ch. SL 2011-6:3/21/11   HB 8: Eminent Domain(Stam, Lewis, McGrady) Senate Judiciary I: 5/2/11 Will be considered by the […]

2011 Republican Legislative Accomplishments(2)

  Notable Republican Bills Signed Into Law House Bill 36 – An act to require counties, cities and employers to use the Federal E-Verify program to verify the work authorization of newly hired employees was signed by the Governor on June 23, 2011. House Bill 92 – An act to repeal the land transfer tax […]

100 Day Plan Legislative Update(0)

 100 Day Legislative Update August 15, 2011 1.  Balanced Budget and Reduced Tax Rates  With bipartisan support, the House voted 73 – 46 to override the veto of Governor Bev Perdue. The House and Senate achieved this historic milestone on June 15, 2011.   This fulfills our first two promises to the people of North Carolina: […]

President Obama’s Afghanistan Speech(1)

President Obama’s Afghanistan speech reminded me of a 1996 article. Out of Harm’s Way – No Way to Run the U.S. Army By: Paul Stam, Representative of the 37th District In the recent (1996) women’s varsity soccer conference tournament, Cary High School lost 3-0 to Apex. During the regular season, Cary had tied Apex 1-1, […]