Following in the footsteps of Georgia’s “Jim Crow” voter suppression law, on March 30th NC lawmakers introduced Senate Bill 326, a bill with the same misleading name, “The Election Security Act,” and the same purpose: to make it harder to vote. SB 326 would: Require counties to throw out tens of thousands of absentee ballots that…

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H 220 was rushed through the House and will now go to the Senate. Contact your state senator NOW and urge them to vote NO on H 220. Let’s keep our local governments free to move toward a clean energy future!

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On March 1, champions of reproductive freedom in the General Assembly. introduced the RBG Act. One of those champions was Buncombe County Representative Susan C. Fisher. Please send her a special thank you.

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The U.S. House just passed background checks legislation. Now, it’s the Senate’s turn to act. Tell your senators they must support gun safety and help deliver the first federal gun safety law in over 25 years!

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On Wednesday, March 3rd, the House passed H.R.1, the For the People Act, with every single Democrat signing on as co-sponsor. This major democracy reform package takes big money out of politics, restores and strengthens voting rights, ends partisan gerrymandering, and much much more. Now it heads to the Senate, where Republicans have pledged to…

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Duke has scheduled Tuesday, March 16th at 7 pm as the date for their only virtual public hearing on their 15-Year Energy Plan. Please register to speak at the hearing. You must register by 5 pm, Thursday, March 11th, by contacting the Public Staff via email at IRPPublicHearing@psncuc.nc.gov or by calling 919-733-6110.

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Reproductive freedom champions in the North Carolina General Assembly just filed the “Removing Barriers to Gain Access to Abortion Act” (RBG)! Please email and call your NC Senate senator by 5 pm tomorrow and your NC House representative by 5 pm Wednesday and ask them to sign on as co-sponsors.

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The City Council announced its new proposed hotel development policy in a public hearing at its Council Meeting on Tuesday, February 9th. We’re calling for you to reach out to our City Council members before February 23rd to urge them to vote NO on the proposed Hotel Development Policy until they revise it to substantively reflect City Council’s stated goal of making equity their number one priority.

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