general assembly – Capitol Press Association https://cappressnc.com A Product of the Insider State Government News Service Wed, 02 May 2018 21:09:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.7 https://cappressnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/square_flag-150x150.png general assembly – Capitol Press Association https://cappressnc.com 32 32 74645536 Colin Campbell: More Dialogue, Fewer Theatrics Needed in Judicial Debate https://cappressnc.com/colin-campbell/colin-campbell-dialogue-fewer-theatrics-needed-judicial-debate/ Mon, 18 Dec 2017 17:22:45 +0000 http://cappressnc.com/?p=845 RALEIGH — For the second time in as many years, Senate Democrats walked out on their Republican colleagues and left them to conduct legislative business by themselves. The first time they did it was in March 2016, when the Senate prepared to vote on House Bill 2 just hours after the “bathroom bill” was first made public. The Democrats objected...

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N.C. agencies to review sexual harassment policies https://cappressnc.com/news/n-c-agencies-review-sexual-harassment-policies/ Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:04:34 +0000 http://cappressnc.com/?p=842 By Lauren Horsch, NCInsider.com As awareness of sexual harassment issues in politics grows, state government agencies are taking a look at their policies to see if they’re comprehensive enough. North Carolina’s Office of State Human Resources has an “unlawful workplace harassment” policy that many state agencies abide by, but some are reaching out to their employees to see if anything...

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N.C. General Assembly not immune to sexual harassment concerns https://cappressnc.com/insider-spotlight/general-assembly-not-immune-sexual-harassment-concerns/ Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:00:14 +0000 http://cappressnc.com/?p=831 By Lauren Horsch, NCInsider.com RALEIGH — Women who work in North Carolina politics have known for years that it’s still a boy’s club, even as nearly a quarter of the members of the General Assembly are women. They know this because they’re often dodging unwanted touches and brushing off or ignoring inappropriate comments about their appearance. Their stories are similar...

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