Government & Democracy: These bills address local control of water resources, election and voting law changes, and repeal of the Racial Justice Act. Also see the budget bill for more coverage. Click title for summary and voting record.
2015 and 2016:
2013 and 2014:
HB 252: Asheville Transfers - Asheville will no longer be able to use water system revenues for street improvements related to waterline projects
HB 488: Regionalization of Public Utilities - transfers Asheville's water system to Metropolitan Sewer District
HB 589: VIVA/Election Reform - requires voter IDs by 2016, shortens early voting and changes voter registration guidelines
SB 306: Capital Punishment/Amendments - repeals NC's Racial Justice Act
SB 402: Appropriations Act of 2013 - the budget