Fort Brag stretches across six counties: Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Moore, Scotland and Richmond. This would make this area the Eastern District of North Carolina, and the courthouse is in Fayetteville.
A bipartisan effort to legalize marijuana for medical use in North Carolina has received a legislative committee hearing. But it’s unclear yet whether enough legislators are ready now to alter their views on pot.
The bill would spend $25.7 billion in state funds next fiscal year. The measure also would reduce the individual income tax rate incrementally to just under 4% by 2026 and phase out the current 2.5% corporate tax starting in 2014.
The investigation is yet another liability for the embattled attorney general, who is facing a years-old criminal case, a separate, newer FBI investigation, and a Republican primary opponent who is seeking to make electoral hay of the various controversies.
Senate Bill 300 was proposed by members of the North Carolina State Senate and House of Representatives that would provide mental health assistance resources to members of law enforcement around the state while targeting insubordinate and overly aggressive officers.
“I would guess that he is issuing these executive orders in large part because he thinks he won’t be able to get legislation through the Senate, and he wants to have an immediate effect," ECU's Dr. Brad Lockerbie said.
“We live in this hyper-polarized time, but we’re not necessarily seeing that many pieces of legislation that are hyper-partisan come out. And one of the reasons for that is filibuster,” Elon University's Jason Husser said.
U.S. officials found no evidence that foreign actors changed votes or otherwise disrupted the voting process in last November’s presidential election, according to government reports Tuesday affirming the integrity of the contest won by President Joe Biden.