The Transylvania Times -



Last updated 9/17/2019 at 9:30am

Republican leaders in the North Carolina House of Representatives displayed dishonesty and disregard for the foundations of democracy when they voted to override Governor Roy Cooper’s veto last Wednesday, Sept. 11.

For two months, the General Assembly has had the opportunity to negotiate the budget with Cooper. Cooper made a counter-proposal several weeks ago, modifying some of his proposals and acceding to some requests in the Republican budget. Instead of negotiating in good faith with the governor, the Republican leadership refused to negotiate, waiting for a time when Democrats would...

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