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Amendments are ballot twist in North Carolina power struggle

In closely divided North Carolina, an intense power struggle between Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper will shift from the General Assembly and courts to voting booths this fall.

Judicial vacancy proposal now 1 vote from fall referendum

A proposal to alter how vacancies to North Carolina trial and appeals court judgeships are filled is just one vote away from going on ballots statewide this November in a referendum.

‘Bathroom bill’ fight returns to a North Carolina courtroom

Transgender plaintiffs who think the compromise that replaced North Carolina's so-called "bathroom bill" is still discriminatory are heading back to court.

Thwarted before, Republicans seek photo ID through amendment

North Carolina Republicans have been thwarted by veto and federal judges this decade to require photo identification to vote.
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Republicans finish override on 2 Cooper election-bill vetoes

Two election-related bills have become North Carolina law despite Gov. Roy Cooper's formal objections to each.

Early voting bill would change North Carolina schedule, time

North Carolina Republican lawmakers are again looking at changing the rules on the state's extremely popular early in-person voting, which has prompted legal action in the past.

Road-building debt bill approved by NC legislature

A method to accelerate local and regional road-building projects in North Carolina by authorizing up to $3 billion in debt has made it through the General Assembly.

Budget bill law as House completes veto override

North Carolina General Assembly Republicans have overridden Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the state budget for the second year in a row.

NC police could get access to painkiller prescription data

The North Carolina American Civil Liberties Union said such a law would be the first of its kind in the nation to allow law enforcement officers quick access to the system.

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