4 days ago
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NC General Assembly halfway to veto override on court size

North Carolina's House has voted to override Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of legislation that reduces the number of judges on the state Court of Appeals.
NC Veto
1 week ago
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Cooper vetoes GOP bills on elections, judges

New North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed two Republican bills - one that tries again to shift authority away from Cooper to administer elections and a second that would prevent him from filling upcoming appeals court vacancies.
1 month ago
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Gov. Cooper vetoes partisan trial court elections

North Carolina's new Democratic governor has vetoed legislation by the state's GOP-controlled legislature to make the state's trial court judges appear with party labels on election ballots.
11 months ago
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As expected, McCrory vetoes coal ash commission bill

Gov. Pat McCrory has vetoed legislation reviving a special commission tasked in 2014 with managing the cleanup of coal ash in North Carolina that Duke Energy keeps in pits.
2 years ago
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NC legislators cancel McCrory veto on workplace activity

The General Assembly has cancelled Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of a bill that gives North Carolina employers legal recourse against people who deliberately get jobs to steal company secrets or record purported problems on factory lines.
2 years ago
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NC House speaker says gay marriage override vote may wait

The final vote to determine whether a vetoed bill will become law allowing some North Carolina court officials to avoid gay marriage proceedings may not happen quickly after all.
2 years ago
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Senate to act swiftly on override on McCrory marriage veto

A powerful state senator says his chamber will debate and vote right away on whether to override Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of a measure allowing some court officials to refuse to perform gay marriage duties because of religious objections.
2 years ago
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McCrory vetoes 2nd bill in as many days

Gov. Pat McCrory has vetoed his second bill in as many days, this time a measure giving employers recourse against people who deliberately get hired to try to dig up dirt on their company.
McCrory issues 3rd veto as NC governor
3 years ago
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McCrory issues 3rd veto as NC governor

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has quickly vetoed a bill with several small unemployment insurance changes because he didn't like how legislators altered the terms of a board he appoints to consider the appeals of benefits.
UPDATED: General Assembly overrides Gov. McCrory’s vetoes; Governor disappointed
4 years ago
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UPDATED: General Assembly overrides Gov. McCrory’s vetoes; Governor disappointed

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.