Category: Policy

Dan Forest calls for immediate reopening of N.C. schools

Lt. Governor Dan Forest called for the immediate reopening of North Carolina schools on Wednesday, saying parents need the option to send their children to school full-time. There is no science that indicates schools should be closed. “All over the state, parents are fed up by the virtual learning that Gov. Cooper’s plan has forced on North Carolina,” Forest said.

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Lt. Governor Forest’s Statement on Filing Suit Against Gov. Roy Cooper’s Continued Unlawful Executive Orders

On Monday, Lt. Governor Dan Forest held a press conference to announce that he is filing a lawsuit challenging Gov. Roy Cooper’s legal authority to issue executive orders shutting down the economy without concurrence from the Council of State. Watch: “This week, in my capacity as Lieutenant Governor and a member of the Council of State, I am filing a

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Lt. Governor Forest Plans Legal Action Against Cooper Administration to Uphold the Rule of Law

Lt. Governor Dan Forest released the following statement on Thursday: “Today, I notified Governor Cooper that, as a member of the Council of State, I will be suing his administration for violating the Emergency Management Act. The Governor has repeatedly ignored the law, enacting mandates that selectively target the businesses and citizens of North Carolina without concurrence from a majority

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Dan Forest Asks North Carolinians to Remember Neighbors

As our state prepares to deal with COVID-19, Lt. Governor Dan Forest sent the following message to the people of North Carolina on Saturday: “We should all be thankful today that we live in the greatest country in the world. We should be even more thankful that we live in a great state like North Carolina. As we navigate through

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