State Politics

State Politics

Medical marijuana gets another look from NC legislature

Reps. Kelly Alexander and Rodney Moore filed a bill in the North Carolina legislature that would legalize medical marijuana. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has said the Department of Justice will pursue enforcement of federal law against recreational use, but not medical use, signaling some tolerance from the Trump administration.

State Politics

The White House says transgender policies best left to the states

Sean Spicer, White House press secretary, emphasized the Trump administration's stance that Obama's transgender bathroom directive – requiring public school districts to let transgender students use the bathroom that matched their gender identity – is not a federal issue and is something that should be left to the states to decide.

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White House: Administration plans to take action on recreational marijuana

White Press Secretary Sean Spicer addresses questions about the administrations stance on medical and recreational marijuana during Thursdays press briefing.
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White House: Administration plans to take action on recreational marijuana 2:29

White House: Administration plans to take action on recreational marijuana

The White House says transgender policies best left to the states 0:50

The White House says transgender policies best left to the states

Sen. Meredith: 'Sec. Hall is openly defying...the very plain language found in the NC Constitution' 1:08

Sen. Meredith: 'Sec. Hall is openly defying...the very plain language found in the NC Constitution'

Sen. Hise: 'We have reached a point that the executive branch is challenging the constitutional authority of the general assembly' 1:12

Sen. Hise: 'We have reached a point that the executive branch is challenging the constitutional authority of the general assembly'