Excerpt From: News & Observer. Written By: Craig Jarvis.
A slim margin of victory by a new Democratic governor followed by weeks of post-election uncertainty. Special legislative sessions to weaken the governor’s powers. A flurry of lawsuits.
The stage is set for a monumental showdown between Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican-controlled General Assembly when it convenes Wednesday.
But so far, Cooper and GOP legislative leaders have been publicly expressing optimism that they can work together on common goals.
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How long the positive attitudes last remains to be seen.