A History of Service to His Community

Bill McCaskill is running for NC Senate, District 26, which covers all of Randolph County and a portion of High Point in Guilford County. Tired of seeing the NC General Assembly run roughshod over the rights of North Carolinians again and again, Bill decided to run to help break the stranglehold Republicans have had on…

NC’s Leadership and Reputation

There are many issues facing the NC 26th District and North Carolina. One of the most important is restoring North Carolina‚Äôs good reputation, which Republicans have trashed during the last seven years of their control. According to press reports, we are still having problems recruiting new business because of the HB-2 debacle. North Carolina once…

Education

Education is important at all levels. It seems to me that we need to make sure we get it right first at the early childhood level. This includes medical services for expectant mothers, parent training when needed, good educational daycare, and Pre-K for all children. Every child entering the first grade should be ready for…

Fiscal Responsibility

Many of North Carolina’s problems could be solved with adequate funding above the Republican formulated state budget. The State, Country, and World are currently in a growth economy which began in around 2012. There is revenue available to fund these and other needed programs. I hope the growth continues. However, with Republican national economic policies…

Environmental Protections

Republican National leaders and the Republicans in the North Carolina Legislature have carried out attacks on environmental laws and regulations which have taken forty plus years to enact. Many of these laws were bipartisan because Republicans in the past also cared about clean air, water, and soil. The biggest lie of the current Republican leadership…

Public Safety Issues

Public safety issues covers a lot of territory. The five major subjects I will address at this time include: school safety, the opioid epidemic, safety in our prisons, gun laws, and law enforcement – citizen confrontation. School Safety – I support training and hiring of additional SRO officers, improve security at school physical plants, and…

Jobs for North Carolinians

One of the most important aspects of harmony in our society is for people to have access to good employment. If elected to the NC Senate I will work toward promoting a business climate that brings good jobs to North Carolina. I hear from business leaders that their biggest problem is hiring qualified personal. The…

Healthcare in NC

Health care in this country has taken a big hit with the gutting of the Affordable Care Act. Insurance premiums will rise, and less people will have coverage. Health care costs, which had begun to drop under the ACA, will now continue to spiral upward. One thing North Carolina could do is adopt extended Medicaid…