Lt. Governor Dan Forest issued the following statement today in response to the PayPal decision:
Senate and House leaders announced Monday they have obtained the necessary three-fifths majority in both chambers and will convene a special session on Wednesday to address a radical Charlotte City Council ordinance allowing men to share public bathrooms and locker rooms with young girls and women.
Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest released the following statement on Monday, March 7th, calling on the North Carolina Senate to agree to a special session to address the recent Charlotte City Council vote.
In light of tonight's scheduled Charlotte City Council vote on redefining bathroom ordinances, Lt. Governor Dan Forest releases the following statement:
Recently, there has been a significant amount of media coverage surrounding public charter schools. In his latest video, Lt. Governor Dan Forest dispels many of the myths perpetuated by those against school choice.
At a recent State Board of Education meeting, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction presented the board with a draft of the Annual Report on Charter Schools. Lt. Governor Forest asked that the voting be delayed to allow board members adequate time to review and add additional data for a more thorough report on the successes and failures of North Carolina charter schools. Lt. Governor Forest's motion to delay the vote was mischaracterized by several state-wide media outlets. On January 11th, the News & Observer printed Lt. Governor Forest's letter to the editor:
Today, Lieutenant Governor Forest released a video of the Operation Coming Home event hosted earlier this week in Wake Forest.
Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest yesterday released the following video aimed at scrutinizing the "Annual Report on Teachers Leaving the Profession" document released last week by the NC Department of Public Instruction.
Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest released the following statement in support of House Bill 297: