NC NOW Legislative Update #3 was provided by political consultant and lobbyist Paula Wolf. These are bills of interest to women, besides education bills which are tracked by dedicated organizations.
Of special note – Dare County Republican Beverly Boswell sponsored two anti-abortion bills, including a ‘Life at Conception’ bill, House Bill 163 . See more at http://abc11.com/1767430/.
There are 5 bills dealing with repeal of HB 2 right now.
“The bills come as sports officials have warned North Carolina could lose dozens of NCAA championship events if the controversial law is not repealed soon.” See more at “NC Senate, House Democrats introduce HB2 repeal bills,” 2/9/17, at http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2017/02/09/nc-senate-house-democrats-introduce-hb2-repeal-bills/#sthash.J5qyqPaw.dpbs.
More repeal HB2 bills filed this week – see “NC LAWMAKERS FILE BIPARTISAN BILL TO REPEAL HB2, ” 2/22/17, at http://abc11.com/politics/nc-lawmakers-file-bipartisan-bill-to-repeal-hb2/1767719/.
See the list of bills we are tracking at NC NOW Legislative Update #3.