The Transylvania Times -

By Derek McKissock
News Editor 

Sen. Edwards Assails Gov. Cooper At TCGOP Convention –Brevard NC


March 16, 2017

N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards addresses the Transylvania County Republican Party convention Saturday at the library's Rogow Room. (Times photo by Derek McKissock)

N.C. Chuck Edwards called Gov. Roy Cooper "unwilling and uncooperative" to work with Republican lawmakers among comments made Saturday at the Transylvania County Republican Party's annual convention.

Edwards, who represents District 48, which includes Transylvania County, was the keynote speaker at the convention held at the library's Rogow Room.

Fiscally, the state is now in good shape, Edwards said. In 2010, the state was "essentially bankrupt," he said, and Republicans took over leadership of the General Assembly for the first time in roughly 100 years and did what they had to, "to kee...

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