The North Carolina state House Republican Caucus on Tuesday elected Rep. John Bell IV of Goldsboro as its new majority leader and Rep. Dean Arp of Monroe as the majority whip. Rep. Pat McElraft of Emerald Isle was appointed as deputy whip.
Attorneys for the three transgender residents who persuaded a U.S. district judge to prevent enforcement of House Bill 2 by UNC schools for those three people would like to see broader curbs of the law while they await trial.
The N.C. Democratic Party says Gov. Pat McCrory is “using taxpayer funding” to campaign for re-election because his office installed posters of the governor in the lobby of a government office building.
Gov. Pat McCrory and Democratic challenger Roy Cooper have already aired thousands of commercials, so it’s no surprise that the campaign has seen more ad spending than any other governor’s race in the country.