Author: M. Daly

Teacher Pay Veto Override Attempt Falls Short

The NC Senate floor was the site of a somewhat lively debate over SB354, a bill describing the new teacher pay schedule, as Republicans attempted to override Gov. Cooper’s veto of the bill. Three fifths—or 30 of the 50 senators—would have been needed to override the veto, and Republicans were using the vote to test…

Mark Harris’ Son-in-law Considering Bid For Office

Jordan Christian, son-in-law of 2018 Republican nominee for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, Mark Harris, stated in a post made on Facebook that he is considering a run for public office. The comment was made in relation to a recent vote by the Board of Commissioners to increase sewer and water fee rates by 33%…