AdvaNCe List June 15-21

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NC has opportunity to be historic vote for Equal Rights Amendment — but don’t count on it

NC could become the 38th state to ratify the ERA. This may be unlikely due to the Republican supermajority, but advocacy groups are active.

Survey: Voter ID Amendment Ignores Voters’ Chief Concern

A new survey suggests that north Carolina voters are concerned about hacking on elections rather than voter ID requirements.

NC Influencers rank education, polarization among top election issues

A group of 60 influencers comprised of businesses, academic, faith, and political listed K-12 public schools as their top concern. Other issues such as immigration, health care, terrorism, education, among others were listed. The general publics results varied depending on gender, race, and party affiliation.

A victory for working families in Winston Salem

Winston-Salem has increased minimum wage for city works from $11.25 to $12.50 per hour. The new budget passed also keeps the city tax rate the same and fixed a wage issue for police and fire line officers. But they also owe 835 police and fire officers almost $790,000 in back pay going back to 2005.


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