Tag:lawmakers

  • Note to lawmakers: Don’t mess things up 

    Starting in 2011, North Carolina lawmakers have implemented transformational changes resulting in a strong and growing economy. More people are working, more opportunities are available, and a streamlined, more efficient state government is treating residents more fairly and equitably.    We’ve come a long way. Don’t mess it up.   Faced with a $2.6 billion shortfall in 2011, legislative leadership…

  • Definitions Hang Up Bullying Legislation

    RALEIGH — The General Assembly failed to pass a bill on school bullying in the summer session, with the Senate unwilling to adopt a definition of bullying built upon a long list of characteristics including “masculinity,” “femininity,” and “sexual orientation.”…