State Rep. Tim Moore

Citing positive infection and vaccination numbers, Cooper calls for end to school mask mandates

BY: - February 18, 2022

Governor, however, expresses skepticism about GOP bill that would remove authority from local school boards Citing improving COVID-19 trends and the availability of effective vaccines, Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday urged school boards to end indoor masking mandates beginning March 7.  The governor made his remarks during an afternoon news conference, where he was flanked by state health officials.

Court of Appeals rules NC lawmakers were within their authority to all but outlaw hog nuisance lawsuits

BY: - December 21, 2021

A three-judge panel from the state Court of Appeals unanimously ruled against an environmental justice group today, deciding that North Carolina legislature had the authority to make it difficult, if not impossible, for people to sue hog farms for nuisance.