Governor McCrory signs bill targeting immigrants and poor people

Links to articles on a bill which targets immigrants and poor people. The anti-immigration sections go into effect immediately. This bill was signed by Governor McCrory on 10/29/15.

TAKE ACTION! Tell Legislators to Reject Bills that Divert Funding from Public Schools (NCJC)

URGENT ACTION! Tell Legislators to Reject Bills that Divert Funding from Public Schools, Hamper Teachers’ Ability to Educate. NC Justice Center makes it easy!

We Make America Great Walk – Charlotte to Raleigh – Nov 2015

Join us on the ‘We Make America Great’ Walk! Join us in support of immigrants and working families! People will walk from Charlotte on Nov 8 to Raleigh on Nov 20, where we’ll deliver our message to Governor McCrory.

“Women’s Equality Through Time” event on 8/28/15 drew hundreds!

Our first annual Women’s Equality March and Rally included elected officials, Durham City Council members, Durham County Commissioners and 300 plus people, who marched in solidarity and in support of Women’s Rights.

Budget, ALEC, Bad Vouchers Ruling, Redistricting – 24th Legislative Update

NC NOW’s 24th Legislative Update includes budget, ALEC, bad vouchers ruling, confederate flag bill signed, Greensboro redistricting case. Update was mailed on 7/25/15.

8,592 Teacher Assistants in Limbo as NCGA vacationed and argues

The NC Senate budget includes 8,592 TAs losing their jobs in the next 2 years. The Senators obviously don’t know how vital TAs have become to public education in the absence of proper funding. Losing TAs will hurt students, teachers and staff. Meanwhile, the Senate plans $600 million in extra corporate tax cuts.

NC NOW’s 20th legislative update is available for members

NC NOW’s twentieth legislative update is available for members. This update is for the week ending June 20th. All updates include a list of bills that NC NOW is tracking. Here is a summary of week 20’s changes.

Take Action on HB465 – Call Your House Representative

The Senate has rewritten the anti-abortion bill HB465 and changed its title to make it sound innocent. It is not – this bill has all the problems from edition 2 plus more snuck in on top. Contact your House Representatives and ask them to vote against this heinous bill.