Lawmakers return to write constitutional amendment ballot descriptions
House Speaker Tim Moore discusses the legislature's plans for a special session on Tuesday, which will include passing ballot captions for constitutional amendments -- a job that currently falls to a commission chaired by a Democrat.
Stephen Faust, owner of Stoneybrook Outfitters, has hunted since he was a child. Faust, and others who feel hunting could be under attack in NC, will support a constitutional amendment that would protect hunting and fishing forever.
House Republicans voted to pass HB 3, a bill allowing for 6 proposed amendments to the NC constitution to appear on the fall ballot captioned only by the words "constitutional amendment," in an extra legislative session on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
Red4EdNC, a teachers' advocacy group, is asking educators to sign a "Declaration in Defense of North Carolina's Public Schoolchildren." The document, modeled on the Declaration of Independence, lists education grievances with the General Assembly.
York County Judge Jack Kimball threw out a lawsuit filed by a North Carolina man Thursday. Plaintiff Russell Walker demanded county officials put a Confederate flag and other items back in the main courtroom of the York County Courthouse.