Help getting an ID A new organization called Spread the Vote is beginning work in the state to help people get photo IDs. The organization works in five states and is expanding to seven more, including North Carolina, said spokesman Andrew Feldman. … [Read more...] about NC’s new voter ID law faces state and federal lawsuits
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PolitiFact RulingDespite differences among the states in how commissions operate, Moore’s statement is mostly true. Most states do have some type of merit commission, and these commissions do play a role in appointing judges during vacancies. However, the proposed North Carolina merit commission would have a different role than in most other states. Its primary job would be to make sure candidates are legally qualified to serve as judges, rather than to vet applicants. … [Read more...] about Fact check: Moore says NC is one of ‘very few states’ that lets governor pick judges
Horn said that while he still thinks smaller class sizes help academically, he said state law needs to be revisited. He said the way the state is reducing K-3 class sizes is hamstringing school districts and making it harder for them to implement new advanced teaching role programs that change the way educators are paid. … [Read more...] about ‘We’ve got to face reality.’ Some NC lawmakers want to ease K-3 class size rules.
There are other types of restraining orders available under North Carolina law that are not necessarily related to intimate partner violence. For instance, the woman who took her case to the state Court of Appeals eventually got a 50(C) no-contact order, Brooks said. … [Read more...] about Gay people can’t get restraining orders against their partners in NC. But that may change.
“To say I don’t stand with women, ask all the women in my life,” Tarte said. “I don’t think anybody in this day and age belittles how inappropriate sexual assault is and should not be tolerated in any shape or form, ever.” … [Read more...] about New ads link Brett Kavanaugh to Republicans running for re-election in the NC suburbs