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North Carolina House Bill 86

I appreciate the folks on reddit/firearms keeping me up to date on the latest attempts at communist gun control in the North Carolina House of Representatives.  H.B. 86 is summarized as follows. AN ACT TO REQUIRE A PERMIT FOR THE PURCHASE OF AN ASSAULT WEAPON OR LONG GUN; TO REQUIRE A 72-HOUR WAITING PERIOD BEFORE A PURCHASED  FIREARM MAY BE DELIVERED OR OTHERWISE POSSESSED; TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF AN ASSAULT WEAPON OR LONG GUN TO PERSONS UNDER A CERTAIN AGE; TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OR POSSESSIO...
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North Carolina GOP Legislature Sends Voter ID Law To Democratic Governor

The North Carolina Senate gave final passage to a new voter ID requirement Thursday morning, implementing a constitutional amendment voters approved last month. The legislation, passed by the House Wednesday, is now heading to the desk of Gov. Roy Cooper (D), whose potential veto Republicans can override with their supermajority in both chambers. North Carolina’s previous voter ID law, passed in 2013 after the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act, was struck down by the courts as part o...
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The North Carolina GOP Is Trying Every Trick To Keep A Supreme Court Seat

Made possible by J udicial races in North Carolina tend to be low-key affairs. But the crowd gathered at a farmhouse near colonial-era Hillsborough last August — bluegrass on the screen porch, goats in the yard — gave a superstar’s welcome to the Democratic candidate for state Supreme Court. For years, Anita Earls has been the go-to attorney in North Carolina for beating back assaults on voting rights. She’s had her hands full: Since the 2010 Republican landslide, the state legislature has o...
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Higher bank lending fees approved by North Carolina Senate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina-based banks could charge higher lending fees than currently permitted in legislation that passed one General Assembly chamber. The Senate voted overwhelmingly Monday night for loan origination and late fee increases originally sought by the state’s banking industry. The measure got bipartisan support after a floor amendment was approved to […]
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Sen. Berger Aide Auth Taking Job at UNC-Chapel Hill

A longtime top aide to North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger is leaving her job in his General Assembly office to become a lobbyist for the state's flagship university.
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Girls Who Invest appoints ex-North Carolina State Treasurer as new CEO

Girls Who Invest, a nonprofit organization focused on increasing the number of women in portfolio management and executive leadership roles in asset management, has named Janet Cowell as CEO. Cowell is the former North Carolina State Treasurer. She is succeeding Kathleen Powers Dunlap who is stepping down. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Girls Who Invest (“GWI”), a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in portfolio management and executive leadership in the a...
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Berger: New judicial panel part of dialogue on options

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Senate’s top leader says he wants a “thoughtful dialogue” from many perspectives in the coming months about potentially dramatic changes to the state judiciary. Republican Sen. Phil Berger on Tuesday announced the creation of the Senate Select Committee on Judicial Reform and Redistricting. Berger says the panel of […]
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North Carolina HB 746 Permitless Concealed Carry is Still Alive

Constitutional Carry North Carolina –-(Ammoland.com)- The bad news is that the North Carolina Senate adjourned without passing House Bill 746. The good news is that the bill is still very much alive.As you recall, HB 746 would give lawful North Carolinians permitless concealed carry, improvements in issuing concealed handgun permits (the system for which would remain intact for gun purchases, reciprocity with other states and carry in sensitive areas), expansion of concealed carry on education...
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Editor's Notebook: Once again, fight over CON laws take center stage

Nestled in the $22.9 billion North Carolina Senate budget is a proposal that calls for complete phase-out of the rules that affect 25 health care-regulated facilities and services by 2025.
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'Grill Bill' passes, will benefit N.C. hotels and restaurants

The North Carolina Senate approved S.B. 24, the "Grill Bill" on Thursday, opening the patio doors for hotels and restaurants to use outdoor grills for food preparation. According to the language of the bill, the outdoor grill must have a cooking surface made of stainless steel or cast iron and must be stationed on a concrete or asphalt foundation. It must be supervised by an employee of the establishment and meet all sanitation requirements. In addition, raw meats must be prepped indoors and h...
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North Carolina repeals 'bathroom bill' — but its replacement worries LGBT, business communities

A measure in North Carolina to repeal that state's "bathroom bill" — similar to the Texas Privacy Act currently being debated in the Lone Star State— is close to being signed into law. The North Carolina House of Representatives passed House Bill 142, the proposed legislation to replace House Bill 2, 70-48 Thursday afternoon. It had previously passed the North Carolina Senate 32-16. It now moves to the desk of North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, who campaigned against the original North Carolina… ...
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North Carolina Senate Acts to Repeal Restrictive Bathroom Law

The law had elicited an outcry from liberals and businesses that said it allowed discrimination against transgender individuals. The bill now goes to the House.
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North Carolina Senate passes repeal of transgender bathroom law

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - North Carolina's Senate on Thursday approved a bill to retool a law prohibiting transgender people from using restrooms in accordance with their gender identities, a measure that had triggered boycotts by companies and sports leagues.
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North Carolina Senate Committee Advances Bill To Repeal HB2, Despite Objections From LGBTQ Groups

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So You Think You Can Govern: Recapping Politics Like It’s Reality TV

Illustrated by Louisa Cannell. Well, our government is really starting to feel like a Real Housewives franchise, complete with the lying, manipulation, and aggressive bronzer application. We’re tuning in nonstop, with a face mask on and a bowl of popcorn, watching it all burn down. So let’s dig into this week’s news, starting with a breakdown so dramatic it’s sure to resurface as clips in the reunion episode.Monday night, General Michael Flynn resigned from his position as National Security ...
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North Carolina Senate rejects repeal of transgender bathroom law

Democratic Governor-elect Roy Cooper said he reached a deal with state Republicans to repeal the law, but the GOP-controlled state Senate voted 32-16 to keep the law, known as House Bill 2, in place.
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North Carolina Senate refuses to repeal transgender bathroom law

By Marti Maguire RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) - North Carolina's Republican-controlled legislature on Wednesday defeated a bipartisan bid to repeal a controversial law restricting bathroom access in the state for transgender people, which has seen months of protests and boycotts by opponents decrying the measure as discriminatory. A one-day special legislative session ended abruptly after the state Senate voted against abolishing a law that has made the state the latest U.S. battleground over les...
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North Carolina Senate votes not to repeal transgender bathroom law

RALEIGH (Reuters) - The North Carolina Senate on Wednesday voted down a proposal to repeal the state's controversial law restricting transgender restroom access. The decision raised the prospect that the Republican-controlled legislature could end a special session called on the issue without taking any action. (Reporting by Letitia Stein; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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North Carolina Senate rejects repeal of transgender bathroom law

RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) - North Carolina's Senate on Wednesday voted against repeal of a law that restricts transgender restroom access and has put the state at the center of national debate over lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights.
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North Carolina Legislature Set To Repeal HB2

North Carolina Gov.-elect Roy Cooper (D) said GOP leaders have promised to call the legislature into a special session Tuesday to repeal HB2, the controversial law that barred anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals.  My statement on today's Charlotte City Council vote: pic.twitter.com/qNN8pmvSjv— Roy Cooper (@RoyCooperNC) December 19, 2016 Cooper’s statement came in response to the Charlotte City Council’s surprise unanimous vote Monday morni...
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Richard Burr wins North Carolina Senate race

North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr has outlasted a challenge by a liberal insurgent, according to a CNN projection, another GOP victory that limits Democrats' chances of holding the Senate.
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North Carolina Senate Poll Locked In Tie Leading Into Election Day

Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Democratic challenger Deborah Ross are tied in the latest poll of the U.S. Senate race in North Carolina from Quinnipiac University. Heading into Nov. 8, the closely-followed U.S. Senate race is locked in a tossup on TPM's Senate Scoreboard. Read More → [Author: Danielle Keeton-Olsen]
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North Carolina Senate Poll: GOP's Incumbent Still Leads The Race

Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) holds a four-point lead over Democratic challenger Deborah Ross in a Suffolk University poll, retaining the lead in the North Carolina Senate he held last month. The U.S. Senate election in North Carolina has been closely followed as a crucial race in Democrats' quest to regain the Senate. [Author: Danielle Keeton-Olsen]
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N.C. Senate candidate sought leniency for teen convicted of sexual assault

On the campaign trail, North Carolina Senate candidate Deborah Ross says she stands shoulder-to-shoulder with women victimized by sexual assault.
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Planned Parenthood unleashes big election ground force in six states

Group plans to spend $30 million and has added North Carolina Senate race to its targets.           
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Pat McCrory's Utterly Absurd Excuse For Not Repealing HB2

WASHINGTON ― By any objective measure, North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law, HB2, has been a complete disaster for the state. The law, which Gov. Pat McCrory (R) has steadfastly defended since signing last year, has drawn national criticism for banning transgender people from using bathrooms that match their gender identity. Businesses have protested by canceling plans for expansion in the state. The NBA, the NCAA and the ACC pulled major sporting events. High-profile musicians have canceled conce...
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GOP Super PAC Plans $8M In Ads To Help NC Sen. Burr In Challenging Race

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A super PAC with ties to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to spend $8.1 million on television ads in the North Carolina Senate race, where Republican incumbent Richard Burr is facing a spirited Democratic challenge. Read More → [Author: GARY D. ROBERTSON]
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Transgender Activists Land A Legal Victory At University of Carolina Against Bathroom Law

Transgender students and employees on University of North Carolina campuses are can use the bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity, for now, the Associated Press reports. On Friday, a U.S. district judge placed a temporary injunction on the public university system's enforcement of H.B. 2, the state's controversial "bathroom bill," on the basis that it likely violates Title IX protections against gender discrimination.Temporary injunctions like this don't require plaintiffs to prove...
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Transgender Activists Land A Legal Victory Against Bathroom Law At University Of North Carolina

Transgender students and employees on University of North Carolina campuses can use the bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity, for now, the Associated Press reports. On Friday, a U.S. district judge placed a temporary injunction on the public university system's enforcement of HB2, the state's controversial "bathroom bill," on the basis that it likely violates Title IX protections against gender discrimination.Temporary injunctions like this don't require plaintiffs to prove a viol...
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Transgender Activists Land A Legal Victory At University Of North Carolina Against Bathroom Law

Transgender students and employees on University of North Carolina campuses can use the bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity, for now, the Associated Press reports. On Friday, a U.S. district judge placed a temporary injunction on the public university system's enforcement of HB2, the state's controversial "bathroom bill," on the basis that it likely violates Title IX protections against gender discrimination.Temporary injunctions like this don't require plaintiffs to prove a viol...
Tags: Fashion, Music, House, Associated Press, North Carolina, University Of North Carolina, American Civil Liberties Union, UNC, Schroeder, Phil Berger, Thomas Schroeder, Tim Moore, North Carolina Senate, HB2, Carcaño, Joaquin Carcano