NC Legislative Update 

By Cady Thomas

Activity Updates

House Leadership Decided

House Speaker – Tim Moore

Speaker Pro Tempore – Sarah Stevens

Majority Leader – John Bell

Majority Whips – Brenden Jones and Jon Hardister

Minority Leader – Robert Reives


Senate Leadership Decided

President Pro Tempore – Phil Berger

Deputy President Pro Tempore – Ralph Hise

Majority Leader – Paul Newton

Majority Whips – Tom McInnis and Jim Perry

Democratic Leader – Dan Blue

Minority Whip – Jay Chaudhuri




Numbers as of November 30, 2022:

  • 3,275,343 total cases

  • 27,371 deaths

  • 529 people – 7 day average of those hospitalized

  • 73% of adult population fully vaccinated, 63% of total population fully vaccinated


Other Important Items

Executive Order 271 

Governor Cooper issued EO 271 on October 25 establishing the North Carolina Advanced Clean Trucks program. This program requires manufacturers of medium and heavy-duty vehicles to increase the number of zero-emission vehicles in NC by 2025.

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