Category: Policy

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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Creating an Education System That Puts Students First

Over the past decade, North Carolina has made tremendous progress in education. Teacher pay has climbed from among the lowest in the country to become a leader in the Southeast. The number of charter schools has doubled, giving more choices to parents seeking the best education for their children. Still, there is more progress to be made. The most vital:

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