Don Davis

Sen. Don Davis Key Swing Vote In Budget Battle

Sen. Don Davis was the only Senate Democrat to vote to override Gov. Cooper’s veto of SB 359—the Born-Alive Survivors Protection Act—and in June of last year, he was one of the Democrats that went along with Republicans in voting for a budget bill. Not only does this willingness to cross the aisle make Sen….

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…