Neighbors on Call's Weekly Policy Update for 10/19/20


Voting Rights


Environmental Policy

  • On Tuesday North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein filed a lawsuit in Cumberland County Superior Court against DuPont and Chemours for allegedly covering up that they were releasing harmful chemicals into the air and drinking water. The chemicals, perfluorinated compounds, or PFAS, are known to cause multiple types of cancer and other health conditions. The suit seeks to hold the two companies responsible for damages to North Carolina’s natural resources, including drinking water.

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Governance The legislative session may end with several high-profile issues left unresolved, including raises for teachers and state employees, Medicaid expansion, and medical marijuana legalization,

Voting Rights The North Carolina Republican Party submitted a written request to the NC State Board of Elections asking that county boards verify voter signatures on requests for absentee ballots and

Education Policy On Thursday the NC House approved a bill that would remove North Carolina’s two virtual charter schools from pilot program status and grant them new five-year charters. SB 671 would a

Neighbors on Call's Weekly Policy Update for 10/19/20


Voting Rights


Environmental Policy

  • On Tuesday North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein filed a lawsuit in Cumberland County Superior Court against DuPont and Chemours for allegedly covering up that they were releasing harmful chemicals into the air and drinking water. The chemicals, perfluorinated compounds, or PFAS, are known to cause multiple types of cancer and other health conditions. The suit seeks to hold the two companies responsible for damages to North Carolina’s natural resources, including drinking water.

Recent Posts

See All

Governance The legislative session may end with several high-profile issues left unresolved, including raises for teachers and state employees, Medicaid expansion, and medical marijuana legalization,

Voting Rights The North Carolina Republican Party submitted a written request to the NC State Board of Elections asking that county boards verify voter signatures on requests for absentee ballots and

Education Policy On Thursday the NC House approved a bill that would remove North Carolina’s two virtual charter schools from pilot program status and grant them new five-year charters. SB 671 would a