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North Carolina General Assembly

In Michigan and Wisconsin, lame-duck Republican lawmakers are trying to kneecap the next administrations. more

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On voter ID and other pointless exercises more

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And other things our readers told us this week more

Letters to the Editor

The state’s efficiency gap, a measure of gerrymandering, exceeded 27 percent this year, more than three times higher than what experts say it should be. more

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Neither the timing of the lawsuit nor its venue—in state court, rather than federal—is coincidental. more

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In North Carolina, Democrats got more votes. Republicans got more seats. more

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Statewide, county, and judicial races: We’ve got all of that, plus dispatches from local election parties. more

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The blue wave is coming. Probably. Maybe? more

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Everything you need to know about the powers that be more

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The right to hunt and fish? Reinstate voter ID? Change the judicial appointment process? Find out what you need to know. more

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The General Assembly’s chicanery should not be rewarded. more

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“We need a General Assembly that will be honest and transparent.” more

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“I feel that it is not the government’s job or responsibility to regulate or control what you put in your body.” more

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“State economic policies are heavily influenced by established, well-connected interests. These policies stand in the way of innovative new businesses and hurt the customers they serve…or would serve if they were allowed to.” more

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“What I’ll be able to do with another term in the Senate directly depends on the composition of next year’s General Assembly.” more

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“It’s time to change how government works in North Carolina.” more

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“Budgets are about priorities and the General Assembly has not prioritized fully funding our public schools.” more

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“We don’t need to raise taxes or cut services to better fund our public schools.” more

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“I will oppose any legislation that prohibits access to safe, legal abortions directly or by imposing unnecessary burdensome mandates.” more

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“One of the largest issues facing North Carolina is the hyper-partisanship derived from the Republican supermajority in the General Assembly.” more

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