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Monday August 8th

N.c. General Assembly


County commissioners bring five topics to general assembly

The Orange County Board of Commissioners came up with five topics to discuss with their legislators at the N.C. General Assembly short session on April 18. The Board of Commissioners chose topics to discuss so the general assembly can determine the next course of action for implementing any new rules regarding the issues at hand.

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HB2: Everyone's business

As the national debate over North Carolina’s House Bill 2 — which bans nondiscrimination ordinances — intensifies, political and economic pressure against the state continues to build.

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FAQs about the logistics of HB2

House Bill 2, which prevents non-discrimination ordinances in North Carolina, was signed into law March 23 by Gov. The bill caused controversy in the N.C. Senate, where Democrats walked out before the vote — allowing it to pass unanimously. Staff writer Zaynab Nasif spoke with legal experts to determine the bill’s implications on all North Carolinians.

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Civil rights groups, UNC employee take HB2 to court

“I just want to go to work and live my life. This law puts me in the terrible position of either going into the women’s room where I clearly don’t belong or breaking the law,” Carcaño said in a statement. “But this is about more than bathrooms, this is about my job, my community and my ability to get safely through my day and be productive like everyone else in North Carolina.”

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