NC Governor Roy Cooper has announced a new plan to give over $800 million to child care programs in North Carolina. The North Carolina Child Care Stabilization Grants, come from funding from the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act.  The grants are intended to support working families and assist them in gaining access to high-quality, affordable […]

Perhaps encouraged by a failed effort in our state to get rid of the “bathroom bill”, conservative lawmakers in eight other states shoring up efforts that continue present restrooms and locker rooms a political and cultural battleground. Texas, Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington and Minnesota have all introduced bills restricting access to facilities for their 2017 […]

Yesterday, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed HB 972 which regulates access to police body camera videos. The bill allows law enforcement agencies to keep footage from the public, unless ordered by a court to release it. Despite McCrory’s statement that his support of the bill is to “promote transparency” opponents say it will do […]