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.
How long the positive attitudes last remains to be seen.