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First Black woman in NC House has passed away; flags at half-staff

Jan. 19. Annie Brown Kennedy, an attorney who was the first Black woman to serve in the NC General Assembly, has died at the age of 98. Gov. Roy Cooper ordered all US and North Carolina flags at state facilities to fly at half-staff until sunset Friday. The Winston-Salem resident was only the second Black […]

NC Rep. Bradford requests $3 million for Smithville revitalization plan

June 3. NC Rep. John Bradford has submitted a formal NC House budget funding request for local projects, including $3 million for the Smithville redevelopment plan. The other requests include $150,000 for studying ocular melanoma, as well as $3 million for the Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics Center. For the Town of Davidson, Bradford has […]

Sen. Marcus files 4 local bills

June 2. NC Sen. Natasha Marcus has filed four bills with local impact, including a request for $1 million to support Smithville revitalization plan. The other bills include strengthening environmental protections in the wake of the gasoline spill in Huntersville, studying ocular melanoma, and planning for affordable housing. Marcus is seeking $150,000 to hire environmental […]


Tentative maps come out for redistricting; Cornelius could be split in 2; hearings tomorrow

Oct. 25. By Dave Vieser. GOP-drawn redistricting maps released thus far could split Cornelius in half, placing much of the town in Republican Vicki Sawyer’s district rather than Natasha Marcus, the Democrat who represents Senate District 41. Sawyer represents NC Senate District 34, which covers southern Iredell County as well as Yadkin County. The maps […]

NC Sen. Marcus ‘Town Hall’ Oct. 19

Oct. 18. NC Sen. Natasha Marcus will host a Town Hall discussion Tuesday, Oct. 19, from 7 pm to 8 pm via Zoom. She will provide updates on the NC General Assembly, including the state budget and redistricting, and give constituents an opportunity to ask questions. Attendees must sign up in advance to join the […]

Legislative ‘listening session’ Thursday Oct. 7

Oct. 4. The Mecklenburg County Delegation to the NC General Assembly will host its third online Listening Session of the year this from 7 pm to 8 pm Thursday Oct. 7. This is an opportunity for constituents throughout the county to speak to their legislators. Constituents are encouraged to sign up to speak for up […]

NC Sen. Marcus hosts online Town Hall June 16

June 15. NC Sen. Natasha Marcus will host an online Town Hall 7-8 pm Wednesday, June 16 that will include an MSN/assistant vice president at the Levine Cancer Institute who supports expanding healthcare access in North Carolina. Marcus will provide updates on legislative developments and give constituents an opportunity to ask questions. Attendees must sign […]