Neighbors on Call’s NC Policy Update for 6/06/22

Economic Policy

  • In a news conference on Thursday NC Senate Democrats advocated for a $200 gas tax rebate using some of the state’s budget surplus. On May 26 Democrats had introduced the Gas Tax Rebate Act, SB 897, which would issue a $200 debit card or check to North Carolina residents over 18 who hold a valid driver’s license. The primary sponsors of the bill are NC Senators Dan Blue (Wake), Sydney Batch (Wake), and Michael Garrett (Guilford). Sen. Phil Berger, Republican leader of the NC Senate, expressed reluctance to support the measure, saying Republicans would prefer longer-term tax cuts.


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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 NC Policy Update for 6/06/22

Economic Policy

  • In a news conference on Thursday NC Senate Democrats advocated for a $200 gas tax rebate using some of the state’s budget surplus. On May 26 Democrats had introduced the Gas Tax Rebate Act, SB 897, which would issue a $200 debit card or check to North Carolina residents over 18 who hold a valid driver’s license. The primary sponsors of the bill are NC Senators Dan Blue (Wake), Sydney Batch (Wake), and Michael Garrett (Guilford). Sen. Phil Berger, Republican leader of the NC Senate, expressed reluctance to support the measure, saying Republicans would prefer longer-term tax cuts.


Environmental Policy


Health Care Policy


Women’s Rights


Education Policy and LGBTQ Rights

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