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  • Just A Few Seats Could Shift Balance Of Power In NC

    From House Bill 2 to the federal court's scolding of the Republican-led legislature over the voter ID law, voters statewide have expressed dissatisfaction with state lawmakers' work during the last session.

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  • Democrats Confident Of 'Super Majority' In House

    Last month's sudden resignation of a Mecklenburg County lawmaker has boosted Democratic hopes of breaking the Republican grip in the North Carolina General Assembly. Republican Rep. Charles Jeter's decision makes it more likely that his district, which twice voted for President Barack Obama, will flip to Democrats.

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  • Final 2016 Enacted Law Summaries Available

    Please note that this notice is an update to last week's Enacted Laws Summary notice. The revised summary reflects the final laws approved in 2016 now that they have been either signed by the Governor or enacted without signature.

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  • Governor McCrory Signs Off On Charter Takeover Of Low Performing Schools

    As expected, Gov. Pat McCrory has signed House Bill 1080, controversial legislation that will allow for-profit charter takeovers of several low-performing schools in North Carolina. McCrory's office announced the signing Tuesday, although the news was buried in a press release about the governor's signing of legislation intended to help state officials keep track of veterans. It's unclear when the governor gave his seal to the bill.

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