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  • State House Republicans Abandon Unemployed North Carolinians

    NC State Representatives Julia Howard and Tim Moore

    We are deeply disappointed that, despite bipartisan support in the state senate, Republicans in the state house refused to accept even small changes in our Unemployment Insurance system that would help the record number of North Carolinians who are out of work during this pandemic.

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  • Get fired up for a “Mega Moral Monday” 6/3 at 5pm

    Weekly nonviolent protests of the flood of right-wing legislation coming out of our out-of-control state legislature resumes this coming Monday, June 3rd for what organizers hope will be the biggest “Moral Monday”, yet.

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  • Republicans attack local authority to allow dues deduction

    Update: Despite your calls and our lobbying against it, HB 677 did pass the state house on Monday night. The bill now moves to the state senate.

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  • Weekly protests of NC General Assembly’s backward agenda

    Each Monday evening, the North Carolina Chapter of the NAACP and other progressive groups are staging actions at the North Carolina General Assembly to protest attacks on workers’ rights and other regressive legislation.

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  • Call for mass rally and protests in Raleigh (5/7)

    In an email to supporters on Friday, the North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, our partner in the H K on J coalition, called for a “Mass Rally and Protest Outside NC General Assembly” on Tuesday, May 7th.

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  • “Out of Control in Raleigh” tour exposes extremist agenda

    North Carolina’s legislature is out of control, and it’s time to speak out and push back. Join us at a public forum about how these hard-line conservatives are turning back the clock, who’s bankrolling their agenda, and what it means for our lives.

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  • Republican Redistricting is Gerrymandering in the Extreme

    For the first time in 140 years, the Republican Party is in charge of redistricting in North Carolina. Naturally, Republican politicians, who won their majorities in the 2010 election using the current district maps, are using their power to make sure they stay in power.

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  • Republican Legislature Legalizes Corporate Tax Evasion

    North Carolina’s revenue problems will get worse thanks to a bill rushed through the Republican-led General Assembly at the end of session.

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  • 2011 Legislative Session Recap

    As you know, it was a new world at the legislature – the first time in over a century that the Republicans were in control of both chambers, and they were in control by comfortable margins in each. And as one newspaper put it: “The GOP leadership [was] on an ideological search-and-destroy mission to erase years of progress in education, elections, public health, the courts, environmental protections, consumer protections, and, well, you name it.”

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