‘It’s time to declare a state of emergency for public education in North Carolina.’
The bill in question bans nearly all abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy.
‘As we continue down the road of what economists have dubbed a ‘slowcession,’ the Senate budget proceeds with caution.’
The bill also contains provisions to make adoptions easier and to improve health care access for children and pregnant women.
The Republican Party best represents her principles, she said last week.
Democrats who voted against the budget bill said legislators could have done much more with public employee and teacher salaries.
Angry Democrats said Tricia Cotham should resign, because the voters in her liberal-leaning district expected her to support the party’s agenda.
While Republicans already hold the 30 Senate seats needed to override vetoes, they have been one seat shy of a similar advantage in the House.
Those who purchase pistols from a gun store or a federally licensed dealer are still subject to a national background check.