From League of Women Voters Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Representative Robert Brady (D-PA) introduced the Automatic Voter Registration Act of 2017 today, and did so with proud support from the League. This legislation enhances access for eligible voters in
From The Hill The Supreme Court upheld on Monday a lower court’s decision to throw out state legislative district lines, the latest ruling against districts drawn while considering race. The unsigned order, issued without any dissent, affirms a three-judge panel’s ruling
From Asheville Citizen Times State legislators who say tax cuts adopted this decade have dramatically boosted North Carolina’s economy might have slept through a few sessions of Economics 101, comments from some who teach the subject suggest. Income tax cuts
From Asheville Citizen Times RALEIGH, N.C. – Gov. Roy Cooper sued Republican legislative leaders again Friday over laws that he argues unconstitutionally erode his powers to appoint appeals court judges and members of board and commissions. Extending the conflict
From the Raleigh News & Observer… The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that North Carolina lawmakers relied too heavily on race when drawing congressional districts in 2011, affirming a lower-court ruling that forced legislators to create new maps last year.
Join the League in our annual membership meeting and hosting of Drew Reisinger and the Slave Deeds Project. Ticket purchases cover lunch provided by the DoubleTree Hotel. RSVP by June 2nd!
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