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Thom Goolsby

Family wants to look into changing the law after fatal wreck

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video Sheila Sorrentino of Southport was killed in a head-on collision last June. The driver who hit and killed her was charged with a misdemeanor, but Sheila’s family thought the punishment should be harsher. Full story...
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UPDATED: General Assembly overrides Gov. McCrory's vetoes; Governor disappointed

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video The legislation requires drug-testing for welfare recipients and creates a wider exemption for employers to calculate whether they must access a federal database to determine the legal status of new hires. Full story...
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Goolsby: Local government, not state, to blame for low education spending

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video As local education administrators call for state lawmakers to increase spending in schools, Sen. Thom Goolsby says the group he affectionately calls "educrats" needs to do its homework. But educators say it's the senator who needs to check his facts. Full story...
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Supporters rally at Goolsby's office to say thanks

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videoProtestors have recently targeted Sen. Thom Goolsby, but today there was a different kind of rally outside of his downtown law office. Supporters thanked the Goolsby for keeping the promises he made during the election. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Democrats meet about 'Republican extremism'

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videoNew Hanover County Democrats met Thursday evening to talk about what they call Republican extremism. Full story...
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Moral Monday targets Goolsby, abortion bills

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video For the second week in a row Senator Thom Goolsby’s office became the site of Moral Monday protests in the Port City. Full story...
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Democrats bring Moral Monday protest to Goolsby

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video Days after the Republican-controlled North Carolina Senate reworked a House bill to include new regulations on abortions, local Democrats brought the Moral Monday protests to one senator's Wilmington office. Full story...
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McCrory levels criticism after NC Senate passes abortion rules

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Critics are crying foul after they say Republicans pushed a bill through the state Senate last night and this morning that opponents say restricts abortions in North Carolina. Full story...
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'Safe Harbor' bill moving through state legislature

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video A bill to combat human trafficking in North Carolina is quickly moving through the legislature. Senator Thom Goolsby is spearheading the legislation. Full story...
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Goolsby rips NAACP protests as 'Moron Monday'

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videoSen. Thom Goolsby has gone on the offensive against a weekly series of NAACP-led protests at the General Assembly. Goolsby referred to the events dubbed "Moral Monday" by organizers as "Moron Monday." Full story...
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