Ted Davis

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Republican Representative Ted Davis is unchallenged in his bid for a third term in North Carolina’s House District 19, which encompasses the southern half of New Hanover County. Davis wants to fix the current Medicaid system before the state expands the program. In 2013, Representative Ted Davis voted for a bill banning Medicaid expansion. That bill passed, and North Carolina is still one of 19 states that has not expanded the health care program. Davis says he’s always willing to reconsider...

NC House Moves to Maintain Current Film Tax Rebate

Jul 31, 2014
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A film incentive grant program is included in the current budget compromise. But an amendment proposed by Republican Representative Ted Davis from New Hanover County would maintain the existing structure of the film tax rebate for one year. The proposal passed the House during Thursday's session by a wide margin. Ted Davis’ amendment to Senate Bill 763 would extend the current tax rebates for one year, which would allow time for an independent study to be completed. As he made the case for...

Under a newly passed House bill, North Carolinians will see a price hike in movie tickets, live performances and museum admission. The “Tax Simplification and Reduction Act” cuts personal and corporate taxes and imposes a uniform tax rate, as well as a 4.75% privilege tax on many leisure pursuits--including non-profit events. And local representatives say they were given inadequate time to consider the bill before voting on it. State Representative Susi Hamilton, a Democrat from New Hanover...

Under a newly passed House bill, North Carolinians will see a price hike in movie tickets, live performances and museum admission. The “Tax Simplification and Reduction Act” cuts personal and corporate taxes and imposes a uniform tax rate, as well as a 4.75% privilege tax on many leisure pursuits--including non-profit events. And local representatives say they were given inadequate time to consider the bill before voting on it. State Representative Ted Davis, a Republican from New Hanover...

Pro-Choice Protesters Will Return to Goolsby's Office

Jul 12, 2013

Protests outside the Wilmington law office of State Senator Thom Goolsby are going to continue – at least for the near-term. Last Monday, protestors rallied to contest the Republican senator’s support of abortion restrictions. After Thursday’s passage of Senate Bill 353, members of the group behind the protest--Women Organizing for Wilmington, or WOW—say they’re determined to demonstrate every Monday. Although more than 50 protesters, many sporting bright pink for reproductive rights,...