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A North Carolina Lawmaker Explains Why Republicans Held a Surprise Vote During a 9/11 Ceremony

5 monthes ago   |   By Slate

Republican lawmakers waited until their Democratic colleagues were busy to push through a controversial budget.
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North Carolina Republicans Pass Budget By Holding Surprise Vote

5 monthes ago   |   By NPR

House Republicans in North Carolina today held a surprise vote on the budget while Democrats were out of the chamber.
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North Carolina Republicans overrode a budget veto while Democrats were at a 9/11 ceremony

5 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

The GOP state legislators did not have the votes to override the governor's veto as long as Democrats were present.
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North Carolina Republicans waited until colleagues were absent during a 9/11 memorial service to pass a controversial budget without their votes

North Carolina Republicans waited until colleagues were absent during a 9/11 memorial service to pass a controversial budget without their votes

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

North Carolina state Republicans set off pandemonium in the House of Representatives on Wednesday by passing a controversial budget while some Democrats were absent at the time of a 9/11 memorial ceremony.
The Republicans overrode Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the state budget with a 55-9 vote.
Some reports indicated that some House Democrats were away attending 9/11 memorial events when the vote took place, though it was unclear how many.
Democratic leaders accused Republicans of trickery, saying that Republicans had assured them there would be no formal votes on the 18th...
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