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At the General Assembly: The House approves longer abortion waiting period; police body cameras; and stronger immigration status checks for workers. The religious freedom bill is dead for this session. Bills in House committee to weaken several environmental laws and allow Uber and Lyft to operate under state laws, but not RDU Airport’s fees. A bill going to the Senate floor to limit what cities can regulate about home designs.
To catch a predator: The Governor wants money to hire veterans to go after child predators.
Not as much money: The state’s median household income is down. Also, the Cherokee Tribal Council wants freedom from a state mandate to pay its employees more.
A silent protest: Neighbors of a proposed commercial development in Greensboro have decided to file a protest petition to keep it from happening.
Joint session: What happened when Wilmington and New Hanover County leaders met yesterday to discuss priorities in funding.
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