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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

NC budget allocates $26M for area counties

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A revised state budget allocates more than $26 million for capital projects and services in Henderson, Transylvania, and Buncombe counties, state Sen. Chuck Edwards and Reps. Tim Moffitt and Jake Johnson announced in a joint news release Thursday. Among the appropriations for Henderson County are $1 million that county commissioners may spend on "public projects," $1 million to support drug rehab efforts, $500,000 to Edneyville Fire & Rescue for building improvements or equipment and $300,000 to Conserving Carolina for dam repairs.   Read Story »

Tags: opioid abuse | capital spending | 2022 legislative seats | 2022 NC General Assembly | drug addiction

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Legislative leaders call on Stein to act on abortion restrictions

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Top Republicans in the state legislature and the state’s attorney general are squaring up to fight over the line North Carolina drew on abortion nearly 50 years ago.   Read Story »

Tags: Josh Stein | abortion | 2022 legislative seats | NC Attorney General Josh Stein

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Democrats fold in battle for Legislature

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina General Assembly is going to stay in Republican hands after the 2022 midterms.   Read Story »

Tags: 2022 elections | 2022 Republican landslide | 2022 legislative seats

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Cooper, Stein step into redistricting battle

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Gov. Roy Cooper and N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein want the state Supreme Court to throw out new statewide election maps. They've outlined a plan that would help the court draw new maps without legislative input.   Read Story »

Tags: Gov. Roy Cooper | redistricting | Josh Stein | 2021 redistricting | 2022 legislative seats

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Legislature likely to move primary to June 7

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The state Legislature will vote this week to delay the 2022 primary elections until June 7. The move was first reported by Carolina Journal over the MLK holiday weekend.   Read Story »

Tags: 2022 elections | 2022 redistricting | 2022 legislative seats

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FILING OPENS MONDAY: Here's seats, salaries, filing fees

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Filing for local, state and federal offices opens at noon Monday and new names could appear up and down the ballot as current office holders try to move up.   Read Story »

Tags: 2022 elections | 2022 U.S. Senate election | 2022 Board of Commissioners election | 2022 14th Congressional District election | 2022 NC Senate 48 election | 2022 legislative seats