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State Watch

The State of North Carolina is in the national news a lot these days. It's not always good news, but we're making progress! Keep up with us here on our state issues.

If you are interested in learning more reach us at ncga@indivisibleavl.org.

History & Current Status of the For The People Act

In his monthly newsletter, Ezra Klein, co-founder of the national Indivisible Project, gave this excellent summary of the current status of the For The People Act (S.1) and the rationale for pushing hard to get it passed before the long Congressional recess in August. Because understanding this bill – and the urgency of passing it…
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We the People, FOR the People

The For The People Act would guarantee protections at the federal level for VOTING RIGHTS, ELECTIONS, and ETHICS. Join us Friday, July 2nd at 5:30 pm in front of Sen. Tillis's office in Hendersonville to support the For The People Act.
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Talking Points on Passing the For the People Act, Ending the Filibuster, and Supporting D.C. Statehood

It’s crucial that Congress pass the For the People Act, a comprehensive democracy reform package, but the Jim Crow-era filibuster is standing in the way. Legislation to finally grant statehood to the District of Columbia is also gaining traction. So we are continuing to write and call about these three critical issues. Here are some…
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Help Get the For The People Act through the Senate

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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Thom Tillis’s Justification for Voting Against Pandemic Relief Bill

This is the verbatim text of an email Sen. Thom Tillis sent out to constituents on Sunday morning, March 7, 2021, as justification for his shameful vote against the pandemic relief bill. We urge you to write and call Sen. Tillis and let him know that helping Americans in need is NOT a partisan issue:…
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Truth & Shame: Burr Convicts, Tillis Acquits. Call & Write Today!

It’s now a matter of public record: On Saturday, February 13, 2021, one of our North Carolina senators stood up for truth in the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump, and one caved in to alternate reality. While Sen. Tillis admitted that Trump “shares responsibility for the disgrace that occurred on January 6,” he refused…
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North Carolina Senate

Terry Van Duyn (D) District 49

North Carolina House of Representatives

Susan Fisher (D) District 114

John Ager (D) District 115

Brain Turner (D) District 116

The Latest on Redistricting

Action Alert: Ask Congress to Make the Expanded Child Tax Credit Permanent

By Nadine Hamby | October 21, 2021

Ask Congress to make the Expanded Child Tax Credit permanent.

New Maps Are Now Being Drawn

By Brenda Murphree | October 10, 2021

The following is a special update from All On The Line NC (October 8, 2021): The “official” map drawing process began this week at the NC General Assembly. Here’s what you need to know and what you can do right now to stand strong in the fight for Fair Maps. The Setup There are 2…

Redistricting Resources

By Brenda Murphree | September 27, 2021

Elements of an effective public comment: Feasible Mappable: geographically specific – will you be able to look at the draft maps and say whether the did or did not include your input? Clear directive: specifies what you want them to do and why you want them to do it. Authentic: Written from the heart by a community…

The Latest on Medicaid Expansion

Action Alert: Ask Congress to Make the Expanded Child Tax Credit Permanent

By Nadine Hamby | October 21, 2021

Ask Congress to make the Expanded Child Tax Credit permanent.

New Maps Are Now Being Drawn

By Brenda Murphree | October 10, 2021

The following is a special update from All On The Line NC (October 8, 2021): The “official” map drawing process began this week at the NC General Assembly. Here’s what you need to know and what you can do right now to stand strong in the fight for Fair Maps. The Setup There are 2…

Redistricting Resources

By Brenda Murphree | September 27, 2021

Elements of an effective public comment: Feasible Mappable: geographically specific – will you be able to look at the draft maps and say whether the did or did not include your input? Clear directive: specifies what you want them to do and why you want them to do it. Authentic: Written from the heart by a community…

The Latest on Special Elections

Action Alert: Ask Congress to Make the Expanded Child Tax Credit Permanent

By Nadine Hamby | October 21, 2021

Ask Congress to make the Expanded Child Tax Credit permanent.

New Maps Are Now Being Drawn

By Brenda Murphree | October 10, 2021

The following is a special update from All On The Line NC (October 8, 2021): The “official” map drawing process began this week at the NC General Assembly. Here’s what you need to know and what you can do right now to stand strong in the fight for Fair Maps. The Setup There are 2…

Redistricting Resources

By Brenda Murphree | September 27, 2021

Elements of an effective public comment: Feasible Mappable: geographically specific – will you be able to look at the draft maps and say whether the did or did not include your input? Clear directive: specifies what you want them to do and why you want them to do it. Authentic: Written from the heart by a community…