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  • Democrats oppose second special session of General Assembly

    VIDEO: NC House Rep. Darren Jackson talks about why he and other Democrats oppose the Republicans calling for a second special session of the General Assembly after they had one special session to pass legislation to assist the victims of Hurricane Matthew and the western wildfires. The lawmakers will reconvene Wednesday evening to continue the second session.

VIDEO: NC House Rep. Darren Jackson talks about why he and other Democrats oppose the Republicans calling for a second special session of the General Assembly after they had one special session to pass legislation to assist the victims of Hurricane Matthew and the western wildfires. The lawmakers will reconvene Wednesday evening to continue the second session. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
VIDEO: NC House Rep. Darren Jackson talks about why he and other Democrats oppose the Republicans calling for a second special session of the General Assembly after they had one special session to pass legislation to assist the victims of Hurricane Matthew and the western wildfires. The lawmakers will reconvene Wednesday evening to continue the second session. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
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Does legislature’s surprise special session violate constitution? Democrats say yes

December 14, 2016 4:52 PM

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