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January 28, 2015, No comments

Speakers assail North Carolina’s Republican leadership but propose paths forward that could involve bipartisanship.

Rita Thompson Swords, 73, was sterilized by the state when she was a 21-year-old unwed mother.  John D. Simmons/Charlotte Observer

Advocates want NC eugenics compensation loophole closed

January 21, 2015, No comments

Advocates for North Carolina’s eugenics victims are asking state lawmakers to close what they see as a loophole that may be making victims ineligibl ...

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After Tuesday’s SOTU, WNC Republicans issue critiques

January 21, 2015, No comments

Republican U.S. House and Senate legislators issued a bevy of statements following President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address on Tuesday. Law ...

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Raleigh Report: WNC senators gain key NCGA leadership jobs

January 20, 2015, No comments

And, in case you missed it, the biggest story out of last week’s opening day of the 2015 N.C. General Assembly session was a set of definitive state ...