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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

N.C. budget contains $31 million for county

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The budget headed for adoption by the General Assembly includes an appropriation that would cover most of the cost of a new wastewater treatment plant to serve the apple country plus money for the Ecusta Trail, Flat Rock Playhouse, a new substance abuse treatment center and more.   Read Story »

Tags: Chuck Edwards | N.C. General Assembly | 2021 Legislative session

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

GOP may be poised for big gains in 2022

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RALEIGH — Will North Carolina Republicans have smashing victories in the 2022 midterms? Many politicos are acting as if they will, and it isn’t hard to understand why.   Read Story »

Tags: N.C. General Assembly | 2022 elections | 2022 US Senate election | 2022 U.S. Senate election | 2022 redistricting

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Legislature to take up bill protecting women's sports

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RALEIGH — The General Assembly will soon consider a bill that seeks to protect women’s sports by preventing boys and men from being allowed to compete on female teams in middle school, high school and college.   Read Story »

Tags: prep sports | N.C. General Assembly

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Moffitt's 'bar rescue' bill advances

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A bill seeking to extend a delay on payment deadlines for certain alcohol permits quickly cleared an N.C. House Alcoholic Beverage Control Committee.   Read Story »

Tags: NC Legislature | N.C. General Assembly | Tim Moffitt | coronavirus restaurants | Covid-19 bars | bars

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Legislature may ban hand-held phones while driving

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RALEIGH — State lawmakers are trying again to eliminate the use of hand-held cellphones by operators of motor vehicles.   Read Story »

Tags: traffic fatalities | N.C. General Assembly | cell phones

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Legislature should reclaim policy making authority

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RALEIGH — Among the many reasons the political discourse in Washington has gotten so toxic, and at the same time so unproductive, is that the legislative branch of our federal government has allowed itself to become increasingly irrelevant.   Read Story »

Tags: N.C. General Assembly

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Repairing damage from remote learning on Legislature's plate

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It might be a new year, but remote learning isn’t over.   Read Story »

Tags: N.C. General Assembly | coronavirus schools | covid-19 Cooper | virtual school | 2021 Legislative session

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

N.C. law reduces pressure to reach deal on budget

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RALEIGH — For the first time in state history, the governor is introducing a budget proposal in August. The fiscal year is already under way, but North Carolina’s budget is almost two years old.   Read Story »

Tags: N.C. General Assembly

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Party ID change could backfire on GOP

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RALEIGH — Chris Anglin was a relatively unknown late addition to a state Supreme Court race. The General Assembly propelled him into the spotlight by passing Senate Bill 3.   Read Story »

Tags: NC Legislature | 2018 NC Legislature | 2018 NC House 113 | 2018 NC Senate 48 | N.C. General Assembly