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Hemp Industry and Law Enforcement Clash Over NC Farm Act

North Carolina legislators have found themselves in the midst of a battle between the state’s law enforcement community and the hemp industry over the READ

Taking the Abortion Battle to the States

Over the past few months, several states have enacted laws that either expand or limit the practice of abortion. With the current Presidential Administration READ

Governor Weaponizes Taxpayer Dollars In “Conversion Therapy” Executive Order

This afternoon, N.C. Governor Roy Cooper issued an Executive Order banning state and federal funds from being used to reimburse medical and mental health READ

Consent Decree Echoes Gov. Cooper’s “Gender Identity” Bathroom Policy

The latest development in the ongoing legal saga over access to public bathrooms in North Carolina took place on Tuesday, when U.S. District Court READ

VIDEO: Legislative Update for the Week of July 22, 2019

You may think that since this session of the North Carolina General Assembly is winding down, there is nothing all too important happening at READ

Candidates Set for General Election in NC’s Third and Ninth Congressional Districts

State Rep. Greg Murphy (R-Pitt) defeated Dr. Joan Perry yesterday in a GOP run-off primary for North Carolina’s Third Congressional District seat. Murphy won READ

Second GOP Primary for NC’s Third Congressional District Takes Place Tomorrow, July 9

The second Primary to select the Republican nominee in the Special Election for North Carolina’s Third Congressional District will take place tomorrow, July 9. READ

Governor Cooper Vetoes 2019-20 Budget As New Fiscal Year Begins

A new fiscal year for North Carolina began on July 1, but our state government leaders have yet to agree on a budget for READ

Divorce is Down…and Up

The overall divorce rate in the U.S. has fallen over the past 25 years and younger adults are the reason why. Stats compiled by READ

U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Force NC To Redraw Congressional District Lines

In a stinging defeat for NC Democrats, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated a decision by a federal District Court in North Carolina that would READ

Adult Stem Cell Bill Heads to the Governor

A bill that expands access to experimental drugs and medical procedures is headed to Governor Roy Cooper’s desk for his signature. On Monday, the READ

Hemp Provisions Moving Through NC General Assembly

A bill designed to make North Carolina a national leader in hemp production is making its way through the NC General Assembly.The provision is READ

POV: Local Races Matter More Than You Think

Even as we anticipate 2020 and the big role North Carolina will play in national elections, the votes that may have the most impact READ

State House Committee Votes Down Gambling Bill

The Judiciary Committee of the N.C. House rejected a bill on Wednesday that would establish a statewide Gaming Commission and legalize Internet-based Daily Fantasy READ

Your Presence Is Requested! Support the Born-Alive Veto Override Vote This Wednesday!

This Wednesday, WE NEED YOUR HELP TO PUSH SB 359 OVER THE FINISH LINE! The vote to override Governor Roy Cooper’s veto of SB 359-Born-Alive Abortion Survivors READ

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