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    LIVE Hearing on Emergency Powers Act

    The NC House Judiciary Committee has H264: The Emergency Powers Accountability Act on the agenda today. WATCH the live hearing beginning at 3:00 PM. Learn more about the Emergency Powers Accountability act from Carolina Journal‘s Ray Nothstine in the video below:  …
    Brenee Goforth, March 16, 2021
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    Gov. Cooper’s Latest Executive Order Confuses North Carolinians

    On Monday, November 23 – three days before Thanksgiving – Democrat Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order tightening mask restriction across the state. Some North Carolinians are confused, as the contents of the executive order and the Governor’s statements about the order appear conflicting to many. Transportation For…
    Brenee Goforth, November 24, 2020
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    Federal Judge Orders Halt to the President’s Executive Actions on Immigration

    Late yesterday, a federal district judge in Texas, Andrew Hanen, ordered at least a temporary halt to President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, following a lawsuit opposing the actions filed by Texas and 25 other states. Yesterday’s ruling will prohibit up to 270,000 undocumented immigrations across the nation who…
    Sarah Curry, February 17, 2015
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    Is Perdue’s Executive Order Unconstitutional?

    As I have discussed, Governor Perdue issued an executive order creating a commission made up of special interests and political and partisan insiders to identify three potential judges, one of whom the Governor is required to nominate, when a judicial vacancy occurs. Is this executive…
    Daren Bakst, January 18, 2012
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    Liberal Special Interests to Pick Judges

    There’s an effort driven by the North Carolina Bar Association to try and eliminate the election of judges and replace it by having liberal special interest groups pick judges. As I have written, there was a constitutional amendment (SB 548) proposed to do this, but fortunately it…
    Daren Bakst, January 6, 2012