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Legislators Finalize Bill To Reopen Schools, Governor Signals He Won’t Accept It As Is

Legislators Finalize Bill To Reopen Schools, Governor Signals He Won’t Accept It As Is

House and Senate negotiators reached final agreement Tuesday on a revised version of Senate Bill 37 to reopen schools. The Senate voted 31-16 that afternoon to approve the bill, and the House voted 76-42 Wednesday to approve as well. Before the House vote, Governor Roy Cooper issued a statement indicating his concerns with the final legislation.