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N.C. General Assembly Legislative Update - Saturday, July 26, 2014. Discussing: Local Bills Heard in House Rules Committee, Senate Passing HB1224 (Local Sales Tax Options) and Reforming and Restructuring Medicaid.
N.C. General Assembly Legislative Update - Friday, July 18, 2014. Discussing: Legislation for the Town of Duck, Working to Reform and Restructure Medicaid and Budget Negotiations Update on Education.
At this time, the budget is still under discussion at the North Carolina General Assembly. The Senate offered a compromise to the House of $171 million to be earmarked toward their top priorities of Medicaid and teacher assistants.
Raleigh, N.C. – Senator Bill Cook (R-District 1) issued the following statement Thursday afternoon, July 03, 2014, about Hurricane Arthur’s projects to make landfall in Senate District 1.
As Hurricane Arthur makes its way up the east coast of North Carolina, I encourage you to take all necessary precautions and closely monitor weather updates. Governor McCrory has declared a state of emergency for 25 coastal counties that may be impacted.
Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory signed Senate Bill – SB 790, into law at his office in the State Capitol on Monday afternoon, June 30, 2014. Senator Bill Cook (R-District 1) was the primary sponsor of the legislation.
N.C. General Assembly Legislative Update - Saturday, June 28, 2014. Discussing: Cape Hatteras Electric Legislation Sent to the Governor, Legislation to Exempt Time-Shares/Rule against Perpetuities Passes in Committee, N.C. Ferry Division Technical and the Budget Conferees for the House and Senate.
N.C. General Assembly Legislative Update - Friday, June 20, 2014. Discussing: Legislation Signed into Law that will allow Students to Pray in School, Bill on Cape Hatteras Electrical Membership Corporation (EMC) Passes in the House and the Closing of All Coal Ash Ponds.
Reduce Unemployment

    Finding work in Senate District 1, and most anywhere in North Carolina, is very difficult due to the fiscal irresponsibility of ... ( read more )
Decrease Taxes and Spending

    The last decade, 2000-2010, continued a long-term trend of out-of-control state budget growth. During this period private sector jobs ... ( read more )
About Bill Cook and Family

    Bill Cook, aged 66 years, and his wife of 20 years, Holly, have lived in Beaufort County for the past 7 years. During this time, Bill he has met a great many kind and gene ... ( read more )