Neighbors on Call’s NC Policy Update for 6/20/22

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An NC House bill that would give attorneys more opportunities to fight NC State Bar complaints against them passed its second reading on Thursday. HB 869, which has bipartisan sponsorship, would add a step to the existing process by which a committee reviews such complaints, allowing attorneys to appear before a new panel that would review the committee decision. The bill would also make certain state bar documents confidential, including documents related to requests for ethics advice.

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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,

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

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

Neighbors on Call’s NC Policy Update for 6/20/22

Voting Rights


Economic and Housing Policy


Health Care Policy


Education and LGBTQ Rights


Criminal Justice

An NC House bill that would give attorneys more opportunities to fight NC State Bar complaints against them passed its second reading on Thursday. HB 869, which has bipartisan sponsorship, would add a step to the existing process by which a committee reviews such complaints, allowing attorneys to appear before a new panel that would review the committee decision. The bill would also make certain state bar documents confidential, including documents related to requests for ethics advice.

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,

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

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