Do you care about fair courts and fair votes in North Carolina? Democracy NC and others are fighting back against ongoing efforts during the legislative “Suppression Session” to attack the independent judiciary and revive voting restrictions in North Carolina. If this issue is important to you, plan to join them for a nonpartisan “Fair Courts, Fair Votes” Day of Action on Tuesday, June 5, beginning at 2 p.m.
WHAT: Fair Courts, Fair Votes Day of Action at the NCGA
WHEN: Tuesday, June 5, 2018, beginning at 2:00 PM
WHERE: Bicentennial Plaza (1 E. Edenton St. Raleigh, NC)
Last-minute NCGA updates:
- From NC Senator Jeff Jackson at 9pm on May 28, posted on Facebook: "UPDATE: They just posted the budget. It's 267 pages. It spends $24b of your tax dollars. And the first vote is... tomorrow morning. Take a look and let me know if you'd feel comfortable signing your name onto this by 11:00 a.m. tomorrow."
- The budget includes an average 6.5% raise for teachers.