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Apodaca wants Charlotte to cover costs of special session that rammed through anti-LGBTQ legislation

The special session Wednesday that passed legislation banning localities from protecting LGBTQ communities came at a cost of $42,000. Not satisfied that they’ve overturned the Charlotte ordinance — which would’ve allowed transgender people to use bathrooms corresponding to their gender identity — now State Sen. Tom Apodaca (R-Henderson) wants the city of Charlotte to foot the bill as well.

Blue Ridge Now reports:

State Sen. Tom Apodaca (R-Henderson) has asked his staff to look and see how the General Assembly can charge Charlotte to cover the costs of Wednesday’s special session, including the possibility of withholding the city’s sales tax revenues.

Lawmakers met Wednesday and passed a law invalidating a measure the Charlotte City Council passed last month to allow transgender people to use restrooms corresponding with their gender identity.

“Charlotte brought this all upon themselves,” knowing exactly what they were getting into, Apodaca said.

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One Comment


  1. Pertains!

    March 26, 2016 at 11:53 am

    I feel sure Charlotte will just send the check to Mccrory.
    I also believe Mexico will pay to build the new “Great Wall” of America.
    I also believe we will elect a president whose wife has posed nude.
    I also believe it is time for changing the ones that somehow got elected in NC when we all fell down the rabbit hole for more intelligent open minded ones!
    NC is a laughing stock thanks to all the good ol boys.

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