Tag:steven walker

  • Bill would make agencies list all crimes on N.C.’s books

    Some North Carolina lawmakers are looking to simplify the state’s complex criminal code. The criminal laws are bloated, inconsistent, and redundant, said Steven Walker, general counsel to Lt. Gov. Dan Forest. Walker and several lawmakers introduced House Bill 379, “Recodification Working Group.” The measure would require…

  • Disagreement over charter approvals goes public

    The State Board of Education’s Aug. 4 decision to reject five of the 13 charter school applications that were earlier this year approved by the N.C. Charter School Advisory Board led to a resolution of protest from the advisory board. The resolution, posted Aug. 9, resulted from frustration that…