During the state Republican convention, attendees applauded attacks against LGBTQ rights and cheered for newly-indicted Donald Trump, but sought to punish Tillis’s bipartisan efforts. North Carolina is set to be a key battleground in the 2024 elections, and as national Republicans face a fight between their far-right extremes and those issuing muted calls for moderation,...
“When it comes to the workings of pregnancy and the complications and nuance of all of that, I don't think politicians are any more qualified than a comedian," said Cary resident Crystina Halycon. "These are people's lives that we're playing with.”
Republican State Rep. Erin Paré wants to force the state's most populous county to become the only one in the state that holds nonpartisan commissioner elections, and requires that members be elected by district, rather than the county at large.
Medicaid expansion has been shown to save lives, reduce postpartum hospitalizations, improve access to mental health and substance use treatment, prevent more rural hospitals from closing in the state, and create tens of thousands of jobs in the state.