Developments surrounding the biggest policy story in North Carolina in 2016 continue to pour in. Here are two more:
#1 – The Governor of Washington state has banned state travel to North Carolina. According to AP:
#2 – Meanwhile, advocates at Common Cause NC point out that North Carolina’s ridiculously gerrymandered legislative maps insulate the legislative supporters of the new discrimination law given that “90% of the lawmakers supporting the bill are either running uncontested in November or won their last election by a double-digit margin” (i.e. they were elected in a gerrymandered district). Learn more on this subject by visiting Common Cause’s Facebook page and/or signing their petition at www.endgerrymanderingnow.