North Carolina lawmakers continue to fast track dangerous legislation that would repeal background checks on unlicensed handgun sales. Tell your NC state senator to vote NO on HB 398!

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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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On March 24, 2021, Gov. Cooper unveiled his proposed state budget for the two-year period that starts in July (2021-2023). Gov. Cooper’s budget helps students catch up with significant investments in schools and increased pay for our teachers, strengthens health care access during this critical period when more people need coverage than ever, and expands…

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Help expand Medicaid in North Carolina – register for the webinar and then participate in emailing and calling NC Senate Majority Leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore.

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Note: Our friends at Progress NC Action summarized last week’s redistricting decision so clearly we decided to reprint it here. For more state news and updates, check out their website at ProgressNCAction.org. Last week, a three-judge panel in Wake County ruled unanimously that lawmakers violated the state constitution by gerrymandering the state’s legislative districts for…

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The United States Supreme Court has ruled that the Federal judiciary has no role to play in resolving questions about partisan gerrymandering, but in North Carolina a state-level judicial challenge remains active.

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