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  • Meet The Team

    Written By: Scott Laster,  on  May 12, 2022

    North Carolina’s legislative “short session” is just days away, and we look forward to seeing new and familiar faces alike walking the halls of the General Assembly soon. In the meantime, we’re taking a moment to reintroduce ourselves, our firm and the clients we feel honored to represent as we prepare to return to Jones […]

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  • Recognizing Victims’ Rights in North Carolina

    Written By: Scott Laster,  on  April 28, 2022

    As National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) 2022 draws to a close, we’re reflecting on the importance of victims’ rights and the path that led North Carolina to join a growing number of states enshrining victim protections at a constitutional level.  Victims’ Rights in NC North Carolina has long had victims’ rights on the books, […]

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  • Opioid Crisis: Policies, Outcomes & Next Steps

    Written By: Scott Laster,  on  March 28, 2022

    Earlier this year, preliminary 2021 data indicated a possible regression in North Carolina’s progress toward combating the opioid crisis. Now, just a few months later, the release of full 2021 opioid overdose data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) confirms the speculated regression to be true. We flagged the […]

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  • Redistricting Recap: Supreme Court Status

    Written By: Scott Laster,  on  March 8, 2022

    Following months of litigation and electoral uncertainty, this week’s ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States closed the book on North Carolina’s latest redistricting chapter.  New Maps On Feb. 23, a three-judge panel overseeing Harper v. Hall issued its decision to enact state House, state Senate and Congressional maps for North Carolina. Per […]

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  • Redistricting Recap: Update

    Written By: Scott Laster,  on  February 24, 2022

    Earlier this week we published a recap of North Carolina’s legislative redistricting process, subsequent litigation and the impact on the state’s political landscape. The months-long process finally drew to a close later this week when North Carolina enacted court-approved district maps, setting the stage for the 2022 elections and beyond. The Maps On Wednesday, a […]

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  • Redistricting Recap

    Written By: Scott Laster,  on  February 22, 2022

    Although November remains months away, the 2022 elections–and the political districts that will define them–are top of mind for many of North Carolina’s political leaders and campaign pros; however, campaign plans leading up to the spring primary and general election met some speed bumps late last year that continue to affect the 2022 election field […]

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  • 2022 Legislative Outlook

    Written By: Scott Laster,  on  January 17, 2022

    The 2021 long session marked North Carolina’s second longest continuous legislative session in history. Now, the 2022 short session will be upon us sooner than we think. Lawmakers have yet to announce a date certain on which they plan to reconvene for the short session. To recap, the legislature most recently adjourned with open-ended plans […]

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  • House Calendar has been posted

    Written By: Scott Laster,  on  September 20, 2021

    The House will have a non voting Session on Tuesday, and no committees have been calendared. However, a couple of redistricting public meetings have been called: The House Committee on Redistricting (Joint) will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. at Western Carolina University. The House Committee on Redistricting (Joint) […]

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