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Rep. Moffitt aims to increase pay for caregivers of people with disabilities

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North Carolina Health News In 2004, two weeks after her high school graduation, Brittany Stone was driving to pick up her younger sister from vacation Bible school during a storm. She hit a pothole and lost control of her vehicle. In the accident, she suffered a traumatic brain injury.   Read Story »

Tags: nursing homes | Medicaid | Tim Moffitt | long-term care facilities | 2021 Legislative session

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House OKs bill easing liquor regulations

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RALEIGH — A bill advancing decades of work to reform the state’s liquor regulations passed in the N.C. House and heads now to the Senate.   Read Story »

Tags: alcohol laws | Tim Moffitt | ABC stores

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Moffitt's broad ABC bill clears committee

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RALEIGH — A House committee discussion over an omnibus alcohol bill amounted to yet another debate involving people wanting to free regulations on spirituous liquor and those wanting to tighten the state’s stranglehold.   Read Story »

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Moffitt's bill expanding outdoor alcohol use advances

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The N.C. House committee on Alcoholic Beverage Control moved several bills Wednesday, May 5, including measures to expand growler sizes, to allow alcohol service on charter buses, and to set up “social districts.”   Read Story »

Tags: Historic Downtown Hendersonville | Tim Moffitt

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Committee takes up Moffitt's bill to fully open bars, restaurants

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A House Judiciary committee is scheduled Tuesday, April 13, to take up a bill that would fully reopen bars and restaurants provided they follow specific safety guidelines.   Read Story »

Tags: Tim Moffitt | coronavirus restaurants | coronavirus Cooper

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Moffitt's 'bar rescue' bill advances

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A bill seeking to extend a delay on payment deadlines for certain alcohol permits quickly cleared an N.C. House Alcoholic Beverage Control Committee.   Read Story »

Tags: NC Legislature | N.C. General Assembly | Tim Moffitt | coronavirus restaurants | Covid-19 bars | bars

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Moffitt defeats Remillard for state House seat

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Tim Moffitt, seeking election to the state House for the first time since he lost re-election in Buncombe County in 2014, defeated Democratic nominee Josh Remillard on Tuesday night with 60 percent of the vote.   Read Story »

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Cooper appoints Moffitt to replace McGrady

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Gov. Roy Cooper has appointed Tim Moffitt to the seat made vacant by the resignation of state Rep. Chuck McGrady, sending the appointment documents to the House clerk on Monday, the governor's press office said.   Read Story »

Tags: Chuck McGrady | Tim Moffitt

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

GOP taps Moffitt to finish McGrady's term

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Republican leaders in Henderson County named Tim Moffitt to replace Rep. Chuck McGrady in the state House on Thursday night, giving the former legislator from Asheville the power of incumbency just four weeks before the Nov. 3 election.   Read Story »

Tags: Tim Moffitt | 2020 NC House 117

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McGrady resigns; GOP expected to name Moffitt to his seat

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State Rep. Chuck McGrady made it official on Thursday when he resigned from the state House after five terms in order to assume his new role as a member of the state Board of Transportation.   Read Story »

Tags: Chuck McGrady | Tim Moffitt | 2020 NC House 117

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

County GOP expected to name appointee to fill McGrady's seat

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For the third time in the past 14 months, the Henderson County Republican Party will get the opportunity to nominate a candidate for a vacant seat in elective office — and to hand the appointee the imprimatur of incumbency.   Read Story »

Tags: Chuck McGrady | Tim Moffitt | 2020 NC House 117

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Edwards endorses Moffitt for state House seat

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Recalling that he gave him his first job when he managed a McDonald's in Hendersonville, state Sen. Chuck Edwards on Monday endorsed Tim Moffitt for a state House seat over Dennis Justice.   Read Story »

Tags: Chuck Edwards | Tim Moffitt | 2020 NC House 117

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In what could be his last battle, McGrady tackles redistricting, liquor laws

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RALEIGH — Glancing over a House calendar, Chuck McGrady pronounced the taking of the annual members’ photo — “it’s always like herding cats” —the most challenging part of the afternoon floor session.   Read Story »

Tags: Chuck McGrady | NC Legislature | redistricting | 2020 elections | liquor laws | Tim Moffitt