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State legislature to return for business on Wednesday

After November's midterm elections, Republicans in the Senate have a supermajority, and in the House, Republicans are one vote shy of a supermajority. The partisan make up means that a careful attendance numbers game will likely play a prominent role in this session.

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McHenry rejects ‘wokeness’ allegations in Financial Services Committee agenda

"North Carolinians made it clear last November when they helped elect a Republican House majority that woke mandates and progressive posturing was not their priority. That’s why, one of my first acts as Chairman was to eliminate that Subcommittee and put in its place a Subcommittee on Digital Assets,” said Rep. Patrick McHenry, R-NC10.

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Locke’s Mitch Kokai assesses AG Stein’s entry into 2024 N.C. governor’s race

Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein’s announcement that he’s running for governor in 2024. Kokai offered these comments during the Jan. 20, 2023, edition of PBS North Carolina’s “State Lines.”

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Legislative leaders seek new NC Supreme Court review of redistricting, voter ID cases

Little more than one month after a lame-duck Democratic-majority N.C. Supreme Court ruled against Republican legislators on election maps and voter ID, lawmakers are asking for a do-over. Petitions filed Friday at the state’s highest court ask for rehearings in both the Harper v. Hall and Holmes v. Moore cases.

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Cooper declines to endorse Stein in 2024 gubernatorial race

At an event Thursday, N.C. Governor Roy Cooper declined to endorse Josh Stein, N.C.’s current attorney general who launched his candidacy for governor earlier this week. After Cooper declined to say whether he would be endorsing Stein, the governor’s team provided the following statement: “Josh Stein has worked to battle the opioid crisis and protect...

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