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NC House approves 2 replacement amendments

The North Carolina House has made quick work of two proposed revised amendments to the state constitution that would go before voters in November.

Special session to let NC lawmakers change amendment language

Stymied by a court that ruled their ballot questions misleading, North Carolina Republican lawmakers are preparing for a special session to replace two proposed constitutional amendments that, if approved by voters, would shift key executive powers to the legislature.

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.
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Republicans begin to override Gov. Cooper’s budget veto

Republicans have started overriding Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of state budget adjustments for next year.
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One year later NC ‘bathroom bill’ saga lingers in election year

The saga of the state's so-called bathroom bill hasn't been forgotten, and many Republican incumbents who passed House Bill 2 in 2016 are being targeted this election year, with the flap over the law still an issue.
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Rabon calls for legislative hearing on Cooper pipeline agreement

A Brunswick County Republicans is calling for a legislative hearing about Gov. Roy Cooper's nearly $58 million deal with the companies behind the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
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What are your representatives doing to stop school shootings?

A day after the 25th fatal school shooting in the United States since Columbine, we wanted to know what the people who represent us in Washington and Raleigh are doing to try and make sure it doesn't happen again.
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North Carolina lawmakers unveil new GenX bill

A Senate committee has approved legislation in studying unregulated chemicals found in North Carolina rivers including GenX.
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Redistricting expert: No ‘racial targeting’ in map fixes

The expert who federal judges asked to redraw some North Carolina House and Senate district lines rejects Republican arguments that he set race-based population targets within new boundaries, saying he focused on other redistricting criteria instead.

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