Roy Cooper

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…

An Intro to the 2020 State House Competition

The filing period for candidates to get their names on the ballot for the 2020 election cycle is now open in North Carolina, and both parties have goals they want to accomplish. For the Republicans this is a chance for them to reclaim the super-majority that they lost in the General Assembly, allowing them to…