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North Carolina may join other states in codifying antisemitism definition

May. 08, 2024 17:44 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill seeking to officially define antisemitism in state law swiftly moved through the North Carolina House on Wednesday amid heated nationwide campus protests over the Israel-Hamas War. A nearly unanimous House passed the SHALOM Act, a week after the U.S....

Appeal coming from North Carolina Republicans in elections boards litigation

Mar. 13, 2024 13:27 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican legislative leaders will appeal the decision by judges that declared the GOP’s changes to how elections board members are chosen violate the state constitution while taking power from the governor. Attorneys for Senate leader Phil...

In Cooper lawsuit, North Carolina judges block new makeups of 2 boards, leave 5 intact

Mar. 01, 2024 16:29 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — New compositions of North Carolina boards that approve transportation policy and spending and select economic incentive recipients are unconstitutional because lawmakers would have too much control over them, a panel of trial judges ruled. Three judges hearing...