Excerpt From: ABC11. Written By: Gary D. Robertson.
After a two-week hiatus, the North Carolina General Assembly returns Wednesday to begin its two-year session in earnest, with Republican leaders already at odds with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper.
Cooper and House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger have clashed with competing lawsuits to block Cooper’s proposed Medicaid expansion and the governor’s challenge to recent GOP laws limiting gubernatorial powers. Still, all three express hope for occasional consensus.
This year’s work period is likely to adjourn sometime this summer: