As expected, Matthews resident and former town commissioner Bill Brawley filed to run for the District 103 seat being vacated by Jim Gulley. That brings the candidate total to three for District 3: Brawley and Lloyd Austin, both Republicans, and Ann Newman, a Democrat.
US Representative Sue Myrick (NC-09) today announced a ‘Conversation with America’ town hall meeting to be held on February 25th at 7:30pm at the Government Center of Charlotte. During this town hall meeting, Rep. Myrick will dialogue with the local Muslim community. The event is free and open to the public.
US Representative Sue Myrick (NC-09) has joined the entire North Carolina Congressional delegation in supporting an affordable housing bill that will allow nonprofit organizations to promote responsible homeownership for low-income and disabled individuals and families.
The Nonprofit Mortgage Licensing Clarification Act, H.R. 4400, was introduced by Rep. Heath Shuler (NC-11), and amends the Secure and Fair Enforcement (S.A.F.E.) for Mortgage Licensing Act to exempt nonprofit groups – such as Habitat for Humanity – from certain regulations and federal licensing requirements.
“Even before I was elected Mayor of Charlotte, I was involved with Habitat for Humanity,” Rep. Myrick said. […]
Remember all the talk about off shore drilling on North Carolina coasts? Back when gas prices were $4 a gallon, and many of us had to wait in lines to fill up our tanks, off shore drilling became a hot topic. Then gas prices came down, and all the sudden drilling for more oil was put on the back-burner. Or so we thought. A panel set up by Gov. Bev Perdue has met for the first time last Tuesday to weigh the pros and cons of drilling on our coast. The people of North Carolina, however, have made up their minds about drilling according to this Civitas poll.